Sunset in a legal context means an automatic expiration date for a legal document, like a registered agreement, after which it no longer applies.

A sunset clause in a legal document like a registered agreement signifies an automatic termination of its terms on a specific future date. After this date, the agreement no longer has legal effect. This is a way to ensure that agreements are revisited and updated as needed. These documents are referred to as 'Zombie agreements' after a sunset, referring to outdated agreements that continue to operate after their nominal expiration until they're replaced or terminated.

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