Edward Macnaghten, Baron Macnaghten Quote

People cannot escape from the obligation of a statute by putting a private interpretation upon its language.


Netherseal Colliery Co. v. Bourne (1889), L. R. 16 Ap. Ca. 247.

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People cannot escape from the obligation of a statute by putting a private interpretation upon its language.

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People cannot escape from the obligation of a statute by putting a private interpretation upon its language.

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People cannot escape from the obligation of a statute by putting a private interpretation upon its language.

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People cannot escape from the obligation of a statute by putting a private interpretation upon its language.