1. Ratio of Re Sigsworth
- Actions were included in the Act's intention
- No ambiguity but judges decided it would be 'repugnant to public policy' so Parliament couldnt have intended it
- 'vicinity of' should be near/on the place- guilty
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2. What was the ratio of Cheeseman?
- No compensation granted- he was maintaning lines, not 'relaying or reparing' them
- not guilty- the policemen were not 'passengers' because they went looking for him
- Guilty- he was exposing himself
3. What was the word interpreted in Muir v Keay, and what was held?
- 'entitled'- not guilty, a dead person is not actually entitled to vote
- 'entertainment'- it included drinking coffee, not just musical or theatre. So D committed an offence
- 'street'- she was found guilty because the action was included in the Acts intention
4. What was held in Fitzpatrick v Sterling Housing Assoc.?
- Nurses could be considered as 'registered medical practitioners'
- 'spouse' doesnt apply, but 'family' can include a longstanding, close, loving relationship.
- He wasnt 'spouse' or 'family'
5. What were the words interpreted in RCN v DHSS?
- 'registered medical pracitioner'
- 'plying for hire'