Statutory Interpretation

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1. What did the regulation say in Powell v Kempton Park Racecourse?

  • You cant keep a 'house, office, room or other place' for betting
  • You cant use an outdoor place for betting
  • You can only have a place to bet if you have a licence
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2. What happened in Jones v Tower Boot Co.?

  • Employee suffered racial harrassment, it was illegal to suffer harrassment during the course of employment
  • A man was killed whilst cleaning the railways, his wife tried to claim for it
  • A man tried to marry two people, this was illegal

3. 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

4. What are the words interpreted in Berriman?

  • 'entitled'
  • 'relaying or repairing'
  • 'street'
  • 'vicinity'

5. What was held in Foster v Diphwys Casson, and what rule of language is it?

  • Broken glass wasnt included in list of 'gun, pistol, cutlass, bludgeon or any other weapon. Ejusdem Generis
  • Cloth bag wasnt in statutory definition. Must be same strength as case or canister. Noscitur a sociis
  • He wasnt reparing or relaying the lines, only cleaning them, Ejusdem Generis

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