marginal notes

marginal notes

the little notes in the margin of an Act of Parliament. They can be considered in a case of ambiguity as part of the process of statutory interpretation.
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Prosee, the eminent counsel, three solicitors, one commissioner of bankrupts, a special pleader from the Temple, a small-eyed peremptory young gentleman, his pupil, who had written a lively book about the law of demises, with a vast quantity of marginal notes and references; and several other eminent and distinguished personages.
My work on submarine depths, conned over by him, was covered with marginal notes, often contradicting my theories and systems; but the Captain contented himself with thus purging my work; it was very rare for him to discuss it with me.
27 to 5010, Folio, Gothic edit., Red and Black character, Catch-word and No Cypher; wherein consult, also, marginal notes in the autograph of Stuffundpuff, with the Sub-Commentaries of Gruntundguzzell.
There, seated before a walnut table he had brought with him from Hartwell, and to which, from one of those fancies not uncommon to great people, he was particularly attached, the king, Louis XVIII., was carelessly listening to a man of fifty or fifty-two years of age, with gray hair, aristocratic bearing, and exceedingly gentlemanly attire, and meanwhile making a marginal note in a volume of Gryphius's rather inaccurate, but much sought-after, edition of Horace -- a work which was much indebted to the sagacious observations of the philosophical monarch.
You must have been drinking!' And having made this marginal note, would try the Housewife again, with all her dimples screwed into an expression of profound research.
The President said documents that come to him with marginal notes or initials of officials that have supposedly reviewed them "does not mean anything to me.
By organizing those marginal notes, you produce for yourself the real guide to implementing Blue Ocean ideas in your own milieu.
The resolution cited Aquino's marginal notes that 'specified his unqualified approval' of Abad's June 25, 2012, requests for authority to consolidate and realign unused funds, and withdraw the balances of slow-moving expenditures.
"An examination of the Memorandum would show that respondent Aquino made marginal notes on several expenditure items and on the approval page.
According to the Ombudsman, in a June 25, 2012, memorandum, 'respondent Aquino, by marginal notes, specified his unqualified approval on the following requests: grant of omnibus authority to consolidate fiscal year 2012 savings/unutilized balances and its realignment; and grant of authority to withdraw unobligated balances of national government agencies for slow-moving projects/expenditures as of 30 June 2012 and its realignment.'
Among its pages littered with marginal notes are letters from Kensington, Buckingham and St James's Palaces, together with others from the society ladies who lent their own fans to Woolliscroft Rhead for inclusion in his book.
In September, two reports of the Standing Joint Committee on the Scrutiny of Regulations, one dealing with documents incorporated by reference and the other with marginal notes, were adopted along with requests for government responses.

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