Statutory Interpretation Keywords

Keywords for Chapter 3 - Statutory Interpretation of Unit 1A - Law-Making of the AQA AS Law course.

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Statutory Interpretation
The interpretation of Acts of Parliament by the judges.
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The Literal Rule
Words or phrases in an act are given their ordinary, natural or dictionary meaning. The literal rule does not allow a judge to create a law. It requires application of the law as stated by Parliament.
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Intrinsic Aids
Aids found within the Act.
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Extrinsic Aids
Aids to interpretation found outside the Act.
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By-Laws
Laws made by local authorities and public bodies. They are enforceable in the courts and apply to a local authority area or to the public body only.
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Words or phrases in an act are given their ordinary, natural or dictionary meaning. The literal rule does not allow a judge to create a law. It requires application of the law as stated by Parliament.

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The Literal Rule

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Aids found within the Act.

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Aids to interpretation found outside the Act.

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Card 5

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Laws made by local authorities and public bodies. They are enforceable in the courts and apply to a local authority area or to the public body only.

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