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  • Statutory Interpretation
    • Aids
      • Intrinsic Aids
        • Internal to the Act
        • Preamble
        • Marginal Notes
      • Extrinsic Aids
        • External to the Act
        • Dictionary
          • Warsaw Convention defining a hot air balloon as an "aircraft"
        • Hansard
          • Ban lifted in PEPPER V HART
    • Rules of Interpretation
      • Literal Rule
        • Judges interpreting word for word. Literally.
      • Golden Rule
        • Slightly more flexible than literal rule. Prevents absurd results.
      • Purposive Approach
        • Looking at the PURPOSE of the Act and Parliament's intentions.
      • Mischief Rule
        • When there's a gap in the law.

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