statutory interpretation


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statutory interpretation

a generic title for the practice of reading statutes. Certain rules have grown up both in interpretation generally and for statutes in particular. A major aid is the Interpretation Act 1989, which lists a number of deemed interpretations. See EJUSDEM GENERIS RULE, EXPRESSIO UNIUS EST EXCLUSIO ALTERIUS, GOLDEN RULE, LITERAL RULE, MISCHIEF RULE, NOSCITUR A SOCIIS.
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