CONTENTSMeaning and Object of InterpretationInterpretation or ConstructionKinds of InterpretationGeneral Principles of InterpretationThe Literal Rule of InterpretationGolden Rule of InterpretationMischief Rule of Interpretation or Heydon’s RuleImportant Aids for Interpretation or ConstructionBeneficial ConstructionStrict Construction [Penal Statutes – Mens Rea)Strict Construction in Taxing Statutes[Construction to prevent evasionor abuse of powers)Restrictive ConstructionPresumptionsPresumptions in the Interpretation of StatutesConstruction to Avoid Collision with Other ProvisionsConstruction Most Agreeable to Justice and ReasonPresumption against impairing obligations or permitting advantage from one’s own wrongRetrospective Operation of StatutesExceptional ConstructionSubordinate PrinciplesRule of Ejusdem GencrisRules of Interpretation of StatutesMandatory and Directory EnactmentsAbsolute and Qualified DutiesWaiverStare DecisisRatio DecidendiThe Doctrine of Severability’Doctrine of Pith and Substance’Residuary Powers to Make LawsDirective Principles of State Policy as source of constitucional interpretationAmendment of the Constitution [Article 368]Judicial ReviewJudicial RestraintABOUT THE BOOK Quick Reference Guide: Q & A Series is a very unique and aberrant concept in lexis Nexis Academics Series. A quick referencer cum revision book, mapped to the syllabus of all universities, focusing on quick conceptual clarity. The QRG series follows a uniform Questions and Answers format which not only helps students to understand a concept quickly but also provides a tool for aiding in last minute rapid revisions.• Case Materials: Key concepts in simple, lucid and easy to understand language supported with relevant case law.• Questions & Answers: Topic wise important questions and answers are provided to enhance the student’s learning skills, problem solving ability and to improve question attempting skills.
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1st Edition , 2014