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" If upon examination the general meaning and object of the statute be found inconsistent with the literal import of any particular clause or section, such clause or section must, if possible, be construed according to that purpose. "
Journal of Proceedings - Page 6
by Wisconsin. Legislature. Senate - 1855
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Report of the Attorney General

Massachusetts. Attorney General's Office - Attorneys general - 1917
...'upon the interpretation of St. 1913, c. 807, 7. Our courts have laid down the rule that if the general meaning and object of a statute should be...possible, be construed according to the spirit of the act, and that it is proper to consider the whole of a statute and the probable intention of the Legislature...
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...and if, upon the examination of the general meaning and objects of the statute, it should be found inconsistent with the literal import of any particular...application of this rule, the intention of the legislature, as collected from the whole act, must be clear and manifest.(a) But as the spirit, as well as the letter...
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Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin: Being the Reports of the Various ...

Wisconsin - Wisconsin - 1855
...interpretation is justifiable even when the words of the section itself are unambiguous, and if the general meaning and object of a statute should be...manifest." 1 Pick, p. 248-250 ; 10 Pick, 235, and 20 Pick, 267. The question upon this part of the case, so far then, stands thus : The commissioners,...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 12

Nathan Howard, Rowland M Stover - Law reports, digests, etc - 1856
...legislature. (2 JR 379 ; 2 Cow. Rep 410 ; 5 Wheat. 76 ; 8 Pick. 370.) If the general meaning and objects of a statute should be inconsistent with the literal...particular clause or section, such clause or section should be construed according to the spirit of the act, if the intent of the legislature be clear and...
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A Practical Treatise on the Power to Sell Land for the Non-payment of Taxes ...

Robert S. Blackwell - Tax-sales - 1864 - 668 pages
...equity, though at the expense of forcing the construction of the words. 17 Vermont, 479. 173. If the general meaning and object of a statute should be...intention of the legislature must be clear and manifest. 1 Pickering, 248 ; 10 Pickering, 235 ; 20 Pick. ering, 267. 174. Where the manifest intention of the...
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A Practical Treatise on the Power to Sell Land for the Non-payment of Taxes ...

Robert S. Blackwell - Electronic books - 1869 - 684 pages
...equity, though at the expense of forcing the construction of the words. 18 Vermont, 479. 173. If the general meaning and object of a statute should be...intention of the legislature must be clear and manifest. 1 Pickering, 248 ; 10 Pickering, 235 ; 20 Pickering, 267. 174. Where the manifest intention of the legislature...
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New Cases Selected Chiefly from Decisions of the Courts of the ..., Volume 4

Austin Abbott - Civil procedure - 1879
...if, upon the examination of the general meaning and objects of the constitution, it should be found inconsistent with the literal import of any particular...possible, be construed according to the spirit of the act (6 Crunch, 307). When, therefore, every part of this vast system of practice is brought into action,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of ..., Volume 44

New York (State). Superior Court (New York), James Clark Spencer, Samuel Jones - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...if upon the examination of the general meaning and objects of the constitution, it should be found inconsistent with the literal import of any particular...possible, be construed according to the spirit of the act (6 Cranch, 307). When, therefore, every part of this vast system of practice is bronght into action,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 167

Law reports, digests, etc - 1918
...reason and good discretion.' If upon examination the gcueriil meaning and object of the statute be found inconsistent with the literal import of any particular...section must, if possible, be construed according to tiiat purpose." Sutherland on StnL Const., 370. See, also. State ex pel. Lorenzino v. County Commissioners,...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 83

Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...of the statute. If, upon examination, the general meaning and object of the statute should be found inconsistent with the literal import of any particular...section must, if possible, be construed according to that purpose. Sutherland on Statutory Construction, 240, 241. We cannot agree with the contention...
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