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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Expressio unius est exclusio alterius (express mention of one thing excludes all others).
comment are noscitur a sociis, ejusdem generis, and expressio unius est
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.
While many judges and commentators have inveighed against application of expressio unius (40) and the whole act rule, (41) expressio unius can be a helpful canon of construction in some contexts, (42) and many regulated parties have argued for applying the whole act rule to section 202(h).
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.
73) If the President did not have the power to pardon himself, the expressio unius reading says, the Framers would have added "and cases involving himself.
That measure provides that the doctrine of expressio unius est exclusio alterius ("the expression of one thing excludes another") should only be used to interpret the state constitution in exceptional instances.
Part II challenges some courts' reliance on a canon of statutory construction, expressio unius est exclusio alterius,(37) in their reasoning that the Commission intended applied double counting under the aggravated assault provision.
In part, the court majority said its decision was based on expressio unius est exclusio alterius, or "the expression of one thing implies the exclusion of another.
Irrespective of the way you feel on vouchers, this is an issue of the proper power and the authority of the legislature to deal with the issue that needs to be addressed by the people through their elected representatives and makes the statement that the expression expressio unius est exclusio alterius .