In a sharepoint 2013 farm i found below error in uls logs and unable to delete Search Administration Web Service Application and search service application status is stopped

SearchServiceApplication::GetQueryHealthMonitoringSettings--Exception: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.IntegerSearchSetting.GetConfigParameter() at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchSetting.GetSetting(String name, List`1 searchSettings) at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceApplication.GetQueryHealthMonitoringSettings(String component)


You should remove the Search Service Application and Proxy (use -Force if necessary). This action will remove the dependent Search Admin Web Service.

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