Contemporary Significance of Legal Maxims in Statutory Construction: Analysis and Comments

6 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2012

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Suyash Verma

National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ)

Date Written: July 13, 2012

Abstract

This paper seeks to understand the present relevance and importance of Legal Maxims in the Light of Interpretation of Statutes. Legal Maxims are a very important tool of interpretation. However, with increasing codification of laws, they have become somewhat obsolete. The author has tried to portray a fair picture in this regard.

Keywords: Interpretation, Legal Maxims

Suggested Citation

Verma, Suyash, Contemporary Significance of Legal Maxims in Statutory Construction: Analysis and Comments (July 13, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2131485 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2131485

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