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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According to the Senate's website, these qualifications fall "under the Latin principle of expressio unius est exclusio alterius."
Expressio unius est exclusio alterius (express mention of one thing excludes all others).
comment are noscitur a sociis, ejusdem generis, and expressio unius est
Concepts probably in use: expressio unius and superfluities
However their argument based on the doctrine of expressio unius, which states that the express mention of one thing excludes all others, "presents a trickier question."
Respaldados en el contenido del articulo 111, Gordon, Kobert y Pugliese insisten ante la Corte que "la Constitucion mexicana guarda un perfecto silencio sobre el derecho de inmunidad para un presidente al concluir su mandato bajo la interpretacion juridica expressio unius est exclusio alterius (expresar una cosa implica excluir las otras)".
The First Circuit, however, has held that the equitable tolling provision is not available to courts under the statutory construction canon of expressio unius est exclusio alterius (31) In United States v.
A reasonable argument could have been made that such a fee was authorized for residential leases, under the rule of expressio unius est exclusio alterius.
(24) Therefore, under the principle of expressio unius, the inclusion in section 242 of express and multiple bars to both review and relief implies that Congress did not mean to preclude damages claims.
That would have added a provision instructing the Supreme Court on interpreting the constitution by providing that the doctrine of expressio unius est exclusio alterius should not be used except in exceptional circumstances.
59(h).When Congress includes certain exceptions in a statute, the maxim "expressio unius est exclusio alterius" presumes that those are the only exceptions Congress intended.