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2. What rule of language translates to 'of the same kind'?

  • Ejusdem Generis
  • Regula lingua
  • Expressio unius exclusion alterius
  • Noscitur a sociis

3. Which of the following is an Extrinsic Aid to Statutory Interpretation?

  • Interpretation definition section
  • Punctuation
  • Previous Acts
  • Objective and Purposes Section

4. In Muir v Keay (1975) (A case that supports 'Noscitur a sociis'), what was the principle?

  • Applying Noscitur a sociis, the court decided the general words, 'other place' had to refer to indoor places since all the words on the list were indoor places so the defendant was not guilty
  • Applying Noscitur a sociis, it was held that because of the other words, 'resort and refreshment' in the section, that 'entertainment' did not refer exclusively to theatrical entertainment, music and dancing
  • Therefore, using Noscitur a sociis, rates could not be charged on any mine other than coal mines
  • You cannot consent to harm

5. What case used to support Ejusdem Generis involves betting?

  • Fisher v Bell (1961)
  • Inhabitants of Sedgeley (1837)
  • Powell v Kempton Park Racecourse
  • Muir v Keay (1975)


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