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A commentary on the interpretations of statutes

Author: G A Endlich
Publisher: Clark, N.J. : Lawbook Exchange, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G A Endlich
ISBN: 9781584775980 158477598X
OCLC Number: 183353053
Notes: Originally published: Jersey City, N.J. : F.D. Linn & Co., 1888.
"Founded on the treatise of Sir Peter Benson Maxwell."
Description: lxviii, 871 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Literal interpretation --
External, circumstances, context, and acts in part materia --
Title, marginal notes, punctuation, preamble, schedule --
Presumptions arising from subject matter, and object of enactments as to language used --
Presumptions arising from scope and specific purpose of act, and as to evasion, and abuse to power --
Presumptions as to jurisdiction, government, excess of legislative functions and powers, violation of international laws, treatise, and constitutions --
Presumption against inconsistency : repeal by implication --
Presumption against repeal by implication : general, special and penal acts --
Presumption against unreason, inconvenience, injustice, and absurdity --
Presumption against construction premitting impairing of contracts, advantage from own wrong, and retrospective operation.
Responsibility: G.A. Endlich.
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