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2. Facts of Whiteley v Chappell

  • He was exposing himself to people in a pubic toilet
  • He used the vote of a dead person. Statute made it an offence to impersonate 'any person entitled to vote'
  • He killed his mother to inherit her estate

3. What does Noscitur a sociis mean?

  • 'a word is known by the company it keeps'
  • 'closed list'
  • 'mention of thing excludes another'
  • 'of the same kind'

4. Facts of Adler v George, and which rule/approach?

  • His partner died, who had been the tenant of the house, but they had lived together for 20 years
  • Golden Rule (Broad Approach)- Got into RAF Station, which was restricted. it was an offence to be in vicinity of prohibited place
  • Killed his mother in order to inherit her estate

5. 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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