1. Which of the following is an Extrinsic Aid to Statutory Interpretation?
- Interpretation definition section
- Previous Acts
- Objective and Purposes Section
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2. In Muir v Keay (1975) (A case that supports 'Noscitur a sociis'), what was the principle?
- You cannot consent to harm
- Therefore, using Noscitur a sociis, rates could not be charged on any mine other than coal mines
- 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
- 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
3. What is a case used to support the Literal Rule involving voting?
- Lightly v Chappell (1868)
- Fisher v Bell (1961)
- Whiteley v Chappell (1868)
- Whiteley v Channell (1868)
4. What rule of language translates to 'of the same kind'?
- Noscitur a sociis
- Ejusdem Generis
- Expressio unius exclusion alterius
- Regula lingua
5. Which of the following is not an Intrinsic Aid to Statutory Interpretation?
- Long and/ or short title of the Act