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" Act. If the words of the statute are in themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound those words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do in such case best declare the intention of the lawgiver. "
New commentaries on marriage, divorce, and separation as to the law ... - Page 381
by Joel Prentiss Bishop - 1891
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1845 - 469 pages
...insert them, even at the risk of some repetition : " The only rule for the construction of acte of Parliament is, that they should be construed according...unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound the words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do, in such case, best declare...
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Reports of Cases Heard and Decided in the House of Lords on ..., Volume 11

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Charles Clark, William Finnelly - Law reports, digests, etc - 1845
...they could not afterwards^ produce any additionalevidence on that question. By the Judges: The rule for the construction of Acts of Parliament is,...which passed the Act. If the words of the statute are of themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more cao be necessary than to expound those words in...
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The Law Students' First Book, Being Chiefly an Abridgment of Blackstone's ...

Law - 1848 - 508 pages
...mischief; and are so to construe the act as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy. The general rule for the construction of acts of Parliament is,...which passed the act. If the words of the statute are of themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound those words in...
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A Treatise of the Law of Property: As Administered by the House of Lords

Edward Burtenshaw Sugden - Real property - 1849 - 768 pages
...opinion, which was adopted by the House, laid down a general rule for construing Acts of Parliament. The only rule for the construction of Acts of Parliament...unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound those words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do in such case best declare...
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Reports of Cases in Criminal Law: Argued and Determined in All the Courts in ...

Edward William Cox - Criminal law - 1851
...Sussex Peerage case (11 Cl. & Fin. 86), Lord Chief Justice Tindal, in his judgment (p. 143), says, "the only rule for the construction of acts of Parliament...unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound those words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do, in such case, best...
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Reports of Cases in Criminal Law: Argued and Determined in All the Courts in ...

Edward William Cox - Law reports, digests, etc - 1851
...Sussex Peerage ease (11 Cl. & Fin. 86), Lord Chief Justice Tindal, in his judgment (p. 143), says, " the only rule for the construction of acts of Parliament is, that they should be constructed according to the intent of the Parliament" which passed the act. If the words of the statute...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Legal maxims - 1852 - 607 pages
...affords a good clue to discover what that object was.1 " The L - *only rule," it has been said, " for the construction of acts of Parliament is, that...unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound the words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do, in such case, best declare...
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The law and practice of election committees: being the completion of A ...

Samuel Warren - 1853 - 512 pages
...House of Lords,J Chief Justice Tindal thus expressed his learned and enlightened view of that matter. " The only rule for the construction of acts of parliament...parliament which passed the act. If the words of the act are in themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound the words...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Court of Nizamut Adawlut for ..., Volume 2

Bengal (India). Sadr nizāmat 'adālat, J. Carrau - Criminal law - 1853
...Tindal, chief justice, delivering the opinion of the judges, at page 439 of Broom's Legal Maxims : ' If the words of the statute are in themselves ...unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than " to expound the words in their natural and ordinary sense. , . The words themselves alone do, in such case,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 7

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, John Worth Kern, Augustus Newton Martin, John Lewis Griffiths, Francis Marion Dice, Sidney Romelee Moon, Charles Frederick Remy - Law reports, digests, etc - 1856
...construction. The very authority quoted by counsel aptly enforces this construction. " If the words of a statute are in themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound the words in their natural and ordinary sense. In such case, the words themselves do best declare the...
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