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Tuesday, 08 September 2009 01:41

Interpretation of Statutes


Unit 4 - Rules of Statutory Interpretation


Q. 1 Discuss the rules of statutory interpretation with the help of decided cases. Explain - Literal Rule, Mischief Rule (aka Rule in Haydon's care), Golden Rule, Rule of Harmonious Construction, Noscitur a sociis, Ejusdem generis, Reddendo singul singuis. State the circumstances when these rules are applied by the courts.


Unit 5 - Presumptions in Statutory Interpretation


Q. 2 How is the terrestrial operation of a statute decided?

Q. 3 Discuss the presumption as to jurisdiction of a statute. Can the jurisdiction of Supreme court or High Court be affected by a statue?

Q. 4 What do you understand by retrospective operation of a statute? Whether the legislature is empowered to enact a law with retrospective effect?


Unit 6 - Maxims of Statutory Interpretation

Q. 5 Explain - Generalia specialibus non derogant, utres magis valeat quam pereat, expression facit cessare tacitum


Unit 7 - Interpretation with reference to subject matter and purpose

Q. 6 What do you understand by beneficial construction? Explain the statement, "Beneficial construction is a tendency rather than a rule". What do you understand by strict interpretation? Discuss the rules of interpretation for Fiscal Statutes/Taxing Statutes, Penal Statutes, Enabling Statutes, and Welfare Legislation. Explain why should a taxing statute be strictly constructed? If there is an ambiguity in a word in a penal statute, what interpretation should be given and why?

Q. 7 Explain the contribution of Mandatory and Directory enactments in interpretation of statues. What principles would you follow in order to ascertain whether a provision on an enactment is mandatory or directory.


Unit 8 - Principles of Constitutional Interpretation

Q. 8 Discuss the principles of Constitutional Interpretation in detail. Explain, "In the interpretation of constitution, the judicial approach should be dynamic than static, pragmatic than pedantic, and elastic than rigid". Describe - Harmonious Construction, Doctrine of Pith and Substance, Colourable Legislation, Proviso, Doctrine of Eclipse, Principle of separation. What is the proper function of a proviso? Can it affect the enacting portion of a section as well?

Q. 9 Difference between Interpretation and Construction, Amendment, and Repeal
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  • bhavya solanki  - help regarding project topic
    hi...
    i m a student of B.A. LL.B. 3rd year... i need your help regarding my project of interpretation of statute. the project topic is " use of means and includes" meaning there of . please help me as i am not able what to include in this.
    thankyou
    bhavya
  • priyanka.mehta  - notes are required urgently
    Respected Sir,
    i am a student of LL.B. 2nd year 4 the sem. At V T Chokasi Sarvajanik Law College.surat, gujarat. i need your help regarding Following subjects

    1> International Law
    2> Human Right
    3> Company Law
    i am regular reader & user of your website so please upload the notes regarding above subject.


    Priyanka Mehta
  • Amit Kumar  - Company Law
    Dear Priyanka,

    Good to study of Company Law its systematic/procedural from the book of Company Secretaries Institute.

    It is really good to understand all and everything.

    Thanks
    Amit Kumar
  • zia  - notes
    if u need any kind of help with regard to company law and international law u can contact me
  • Mallik Karra  - Thank You
    Dear Hanumant,

    The information provided in this site is very valuable. Thank you fromt he bottom of my heart.

    Regards,
    Mallik Karra
  • satyajeetesh  - interpretation of statutes
    hi there i m the student of llb and i m finding difficult in understanding interpretation of statutes subject, please provide the notes of the same
  • Olakunle temitope  - Interpretation of statues
    Hi, pls i am a student of moshood abiola polytechnic. i was given a project on interpretation of statues and i will need an answer were can i get it.
  • Resham Sahni  - Answer's to other Questions above.
    Where can i find Answer's to other Questions above.
  • asif khan  - banking law
    i want notes on banking regulation act 1949 and reserve bank of india act 1935 included in the 3rd year llb syllabii as per Pune University. Have you any notes on it ? if yes please reply me as early as possible.
  • anuj kamboj  - urgent help
    hiiii,
    I m the student of BA.LLb 8 sem my exams are on 20th may but till now i m facing problem in following sub.
    interpretation of statutes and taxation of law i m not understanding anything in these subjects cn anybody help m out from this problem.
  • anuj kamboj
    plz give my easiet notes of interpretation of statutes& taxation of law
  • Deepak  - project topic
    hi...
    i m a student of B.A. LL.B. 3rd year... i need your help regarding my project of interpretation of statute. the project topic is " Doctrine of implied power" meaning there of . please help me
  • Sajid  - interpretation of statutes
    hey m Sajid from Pakistan..i need notes..any 1 help?
  • Anonymous  - interpretation of statutes
  • nikita surana  - thanks
    thanks hanumant for providing such a wonderful notes it will help me in my studies and all other students....
  • saurabh  -  Difference between Interpretation and Constructio
    can you please elaborate " Difference between Interpretation and Construction, ". i need definetive points ,. my exam is after two days so please if you could help
    regards
    saurabh
  • ariba
    m student of B.A LLB last smster i need help on topic of interpretation of statutes construction to prevent evasion and abuse
  • Prithviraj
    Thank you, I ve hit a gold mine!, most appreciated
  • merra kanatharan  - hi
    i'm a llb student i need a help from u i need your help regarding Following subjects

    company law
    international law
    jurisprudence
  • Jai  - i have the notes
    if u want the notes I can give u. it is prepared for my university exam
  • anonymous  - ll.b
    Can u pls provide the notes for me too.
  • Maryam Ahmad
    i am student of llb-iii. i need help in interpretation of statutes for following topic:
    1. locus potentialby
    2. casus Omisuc
    3. noscitural sociis
    4. conum proamga ere positio tophing of
    5. consolidation statute
    6. repugancy in an act
    7. identical expression
    8. continuation of order
    please send me noyes for above topics.
  • Hopes Hunk  - Certain links not working
    I can see total 9 questions on this screen. However, solutions for only 4 are available. Kindly update the links for other questions too. Your notes have quite nicely helped me and my friends for exam preparations.

    Thanks.
  • Shiva  - Ios
    When other answer for the left out questions of ios will be updated sir?
  • Kanwar Deep
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    What malware? It is pure html. There is no malware.
  • MOFIZUL ALAM MINAR  - LAW
    I LOVE LAW SUBJECT.I COMPELTED LL.B
  • MOFIZUL ALAM MINAR
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  • Saket Bisani  - Please give the answer for all the questions
    I am really thankful to you for these wonderful notes but i would appreciate it if you could give the answer for all the answers
  • Rohit Grewal  - Please give a good s***etion
    I am the student of ll.b. 3rd at Meerut College Meerut from cccs university meerut. The exam pattern is objective from this year for only final year. It will be good or not? Please explain...
  • sangita bhalerao llb third yea
    Pls i have interpretations nots pls help me
  • kripa  - Principles
    Hello Sir,

    Please send Shortly point wise Principle of Interpretation of Penal Statutes on my E-mail ID. Please help me for my Exam.




    Thanking You,

    Regards,
    Kripa D. Naik
    3rd Year LL.B Student
  • mohsinkhan  - interpretation of statute
    I am mohsin studrnt of l.l.b 3rd year...I m not getting the quedtion about interpretation of statute so can anybody email notes about such quedtion??
  • Anonymous
    i need help in these two questions..

    7 Explain the contribution of Mandatory and Directory enactments in interpretation of statues. What principles would you follow in order to ascertain whether a provision on an enactment is mandatory or directory.
    Unit 5 - Presumptions in Statutory Interpretation

    Q. 2 How is the terrestrial operation of a statute decided?

    Q. 3 Discuss the presumption as to jurisdiction of a statute. Can the jurisdiction of Supreme court or High Court be affected by a statue?

    Q. 4 What do you understand by retrospective operation of a statute? Whether the legislature is empowered to enact a law with retrospective effect?
  • CHAVAN ASHISH LAXMAN  - Sir i would interested in ur notes on interpretati
    Sir i would interested in ur notes on interpretation of statutes can i bought this or can u forward it on my email ashish.chavan3011@gmail****
  • shailesh Desai  - Interpretation of statues
    Sir,

    I have exam in April 2014 , find it diffcult the subject, can u provide notes or any material pertaining to this subject.

    I will be great help to me.
  • shailesh Desai  - Interpretation of status
    Sir

    Can u provide notes or any material for interpretation of status.
  • rajkumar
    DEAR SIR please provide me the answers of all the questions on International law,sothat I could get good marks,as my exams are going to start on tomorrow.
  • mssharma  - priciples of legislation
    sir kindly provide material 'principles of legislation' :love: - interpretation of stature;material is not found any books
  • ramavtar  - lnterpertation
    :x pleas send me lnterpertation note
    Thanks
  • Anonymous
    this notes makes my examw too easy thank for sumit
  • prithu sharma  - objectives of interpretation of statutes
    hi could you plz provide me the objective questions of interpretation of statutes.
  • Anonymous
    State and explain the utility of 'Dictionaries 'and legislative history in the construction of statute .
  • sasmita mishra  - ll.b
    i want multiple question on OMR sheet basis.
  • chandrika
    very usefull for studies n easy understanding.... thank u for providing this notes :D
  • chandrika  - interpertation of statute
    Very full studies tqs for updating notes notes
  • anonymous  - Please can u provide me the note for Interpretatio
    Please can u provide me the note for Interpretation of statutes .. its really very kind of you ...

    Thanks
  • jyoti  - conjuctive disconjuctive enactment under interpret
    plz gv me notes of above title as soon as possib
    l
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