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Lord Diplock in Dupont Steels Ltd And Sirs (76) has held, perhaps with a certain element of dogma, that even if the omission from the plain and unambiguous statute was inadvertent--and that if Parliament had foreseen the casus omissus, it would have certainly adopted a cause of action other than the literal interpretation of the statute--the courts should still follow the plain interpretation that is also evidently contrary to Parliament's intention.