Principle of Noscitur a Sociis

‘A man is known by the company he keeps.’ –Aesop The will of Legislature is expressed in the form of statutes and it is possible that when Judiciary applies the statute, then some words of the statute are ambiguous and sometimes the whole provision of the statute is not clear so the Judiciary interprets orContinue reading “Principle of Noscitur a Sociis”

Rules of Interpretation

There are generally two types of tools of general principles of interpretation which are applied by courts. These are: 1. Statutory It mainly includes the General Clauses Act, 1897. For example, the definition of property defined under the General Clauses Act, 1897; Transfer of Property Act, 1882; Registration Act, 1908. 2. Non- statutory It consistsContinue reading “Rules of Interpretation”