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Neha Goel, Advocate

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S.C. Khunger, Advocate

Rohit Bansal, Advocate

Varinder Singh Kanwar, Advocate

Hittan Nehra, Advocate

Judgments on Rule of Interpretation

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Rule of Interpretation

Rule of Interpretation — The cardinal rule of interpretation is to allow the general words to take their natural wide meaning unless the language of the Statute gives a different indication of such meaning and is likely to lead to absurd result, in which case their meaning can be restricted by the application of this rule and they may be required to fall in line with the specific things designated by the preceding words — When the language used in the statute is clear and unambiguous, it is the duty of the court to give effect to it.

 
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