infructuous

infructuous

(ɪnˈfrʌktjʊəs)
adj
unfruitful; fruitless
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The NAB adopted in its reply that his petition is not maintainable under the law hence liable to be dismissed being infructuous.
Then the court, on the next date, will say it has become infructuous."
Likewise, numbers of complaints were made infructuous following the retirement of judges.
The Lahore declaration was rendered infructuous by the failure of the Agra summit between President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
He said that he had mentioned various cases where petitions become infructuous.
A senior lawyer of Islamabad, Hafiz Arfat Ahmad, while giving his views on the belated summon by Accountability Court said since such appeal is time-bound, it is most likely it will be set aside on becoming infructuous.
Likewise, a number of complaints became infructuous after retirement of the accused judges.
Contract notice: rehabilitation of the halle-belfry complex (lots 3a - 3b - 3c and 6 lots declared infructuous during the first consultation)
The IHC dismissed the petition declaring it infructuous.
During the hearing, Danyal Chaudhry appeared along with his counsel, who stated that the petition had become infructuous and he would like to approach the high court on the matter.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar rejected the petition on the grounds that the plea - filed at a time when Khan had not been elected prime minister - had become infructuous.
The PML-N leader said the petition was infructuous and he would approach the high courts as similar cases are pending in those courts."No one will stop you from approaching the high courts," Justice Ijazul Ahsan remarked and the bench then dismissed the petition as withdrawn.