Statutory Interpretation

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1. 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'
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2. In which case does a prostitute knock on the window because it is illegal to 'solicit in a street or public place'?

  • Berriman
  • Re Sigsworth
  • Smith v Hughes
  • Bulmer Ltd

3. What does Bulmer LTD v Bollinger SA tell us?

  • The EU used the purposive approach, so why shouldnt we?
  • The US uses the purposive approach, so why shouldnt we?
  • We shouldn't use the purposive approach

4. In what case did Lord Denning say that interpreting statutes to find parliaments intention was better?

  • Smith v Hughes
  • Magor and St Mellons v Newport Corporation
  • Adler v George

5. What happened in R v Inhabitants of Sedgley?

  • Rates could be charged on 'land, titles and coal mines', so they couldnt be charged on any mine apart from coal mines
  • He killed his mother to inherit her estate
  • He parked his taxi on private land, but he still got customers from the street- guilty

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