The Ejusdem Generis Rule
- Applies when there is a list of specific words followed by general words.
- The general words are then limited to the same kinds of things as the specific words.
- Powell v Kempton Park Racecourse (1899)-D charged with keeping a 'house, office, room or other place for betting'
- Taking betts outside at a racecourse. He had been operation betting on a racecourse outside.
- Court decided that 'other place for bettins' didn't reflect what…