Title 9. Civil Code Ancillaries

Code Book III. Of the Different Modes of Acquiring the Ownership of Things

Code Title IV. Conventional Obligations or Contracts

Chapter 1-B. Requisites for a Valid Agreement


9:2717     Contracts against public policy


A. Any contract between a political subdivision and a person or entity entered into as a result of fraud, bribery, corruption, or other criminal acts, for which a final conviction has been obtained, shall be absolutely null and shall be void and unenforceable as contrary to public policy.


B. Any person whose conviction causes the nullity of the contract as provided in Subsection A of this Section shall be responsible for payment of all costs, attorney fees, and damages incurred in the rebidding of the contract.


Added by Acts 2010, No. 970, ยง 1.