1. What approach to the Golden Rule is where a word or phrase has more than one meaning, so the judges select the meaning that avoids absurdity?
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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
- 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)