Intrinsic/Extrinsic Aids

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Abortion Act long title - an Act to clarify the termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners
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Preamble
Objective/purpose section, Climate Change Act states the purpose of the Act is to enhance the UK's contribution to fighting climate change
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Definition section
Theft act defined a weapon of offence in the Theft Act
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Dictionaries
Extrinsic aid used to define certain words in the Act, the dictionary closest to the year the Act was passed will be used
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International treaties
The court will examine overriding objectives of treaties if the Act being interpreted intends to comply with this e.g. The Treaty of Rome complies with EU law
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Objective/purpose section, Climate Change Act states the purpose of the Act is to enhance the UK's contribution to fighting climate change

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