Ut res magis valeat quam pereat

Ut res magis valeat quam pereat. That the thing may rather have effect than be destroyed.

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Such an interpretation of the notice requirement would run afoul of the rule of statutory construction,[2] ut res magis valeat quam pereat, which requires a court to presume that the legislature put every provision in a statute for a purpose, and to construe the statute to give effect to each provision of the statute.
Employing the rule of statutory construction, ut res magis valeat quam pereat, the court stated that "[i]f we were to accept [the trial court's] position, because section 448.
The rule of statutory construction, ut res magis valeat quam pereat, as well as the legislative history of the act, supports this conclusion.