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golden rule the rule of construction that directs the person construing a provision, usually a statute, to read it according to the ordinary sense of the words unless, however, such a reading produces some illogicality or inconsistency. If this happens then it is permissible to read it so that the illogicality is removed but no further. See STATUTORY INTERPRETATION.