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.[3]
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 448.102(1) already requires written notice, we would be finding that portion of section 448.103(1)(c) which requires written notice has no meaning.
The rule of statutory construction, ut res magis valeat quam pereat, as well as the legislative history of the act, supports this conclusion.