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Parliamentary History As An External Aid Of Construction

By Anonymous INTRODUCTION While interpreting a statute true intent of the legislature shall have to be gathered and deciphered in its proper spirit having due regard to the language used therein. Where language is clear, external aid for construction is not required. External aids are relevant only when the language […]

Interpretation of Statutes

By Ankita Singh, RMLNLU INTRODUCTION The legislation can lay down legal definition of its own language, if such bodies are embodied in the code itself, it becomes binding on the courts. When the acts itself provides a dictionary for the words used, the court must first look into that dictionary […]