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Cour de Cassation — Contract Law — Nullity

Date Citation Note
06.06.2001 Bull.cCiv. IV, no. 113 Case Epoux Etzol et Sagecc v. Banque nationale de Paris

Subsequent developments
Nullity of a contract may only be invoked in a counterclaim after the five year limitation period where the contract has not yet been enforced.
15.04.1980 Bull. civ. III, no. 73 Case Association de Vacances et de Loisirs de La Vallee de l’Huveaunev. Epoux Sapiega

Subsequent developments
A contract may be held void for nullity even after the five year limitation period where one of the party’s consent to the contract is simply non existent.