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Nabha Power Ltd. V. Punjab State Power Corporation: Case Comment

The case of Nabha Power Ltd. v Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. [1] is of remarkable significance in the domain of Law of Contracts. After a comprehensive analysis of domestic and international jurisprudences, the court elucidated the methodology for the interpretation of implied terms in a contract. The Court opined in the concerned case, a …

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Internal Aids to Interpretation of Statutes – A Detailed Analysis.

The interpretation is the term used for explaining something which is complex for the people or the individuals, in general, to understand in the words or in a form which would make a person have the knowledge over the concept at hand in an easier way. Considering the statutes present in the Indian Constitution which …

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Analysis of the Doctrine of Harmonious Construction

Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.     – Sallust Introduction to Interpretation Laws are drafted and enacted by the legal experts to keep the society in serenity to avoid conflicts to a great extent. But we often see that certain laws don’t have a specific meaning and contain ambiguous …

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Tax Statutes: Rules for Interpretation

The primary objective of statutory interpretation is to ascertain the Legislature’s intention conveyed expressly or impliedly in the language used. As stated by Salmond, “interpretation or construction is meant, the courts seek to determine the meaning of the Legislature through the medium of authoritative forms in which it is to be expressed.”

RULES OF INTERPRETING A STATUTE

The term ‘interpretation’ is derived from the Latin term ‘Interpretari’, meaning to expound, understand, explain, describe, or to translate. Therefore, interpretation is the method of elucidating or translating any word used in a statute in such a manner that its true meaning could be identified or discovered. Interpretation of statutes is the understanding of the …

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