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The Law of Nations Affecting Commerce During War: With a Review of the ... - Page 313
by Francis Henry Upton - 1863 - 503 pages
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The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the ...

Emer de Vattel - War (International law) - 1797 - 500 pages
...Interpretation of Treaties. 262. -Nccefiity of efbblifhing rules of interpretation, 244 Firft general maxim — it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation, ibid. 264. Second general maxim — if he who could and ought to have explained himfclf, has not done...
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A Practical Treatise on Bills of Exchange: Checks on Bankers, Promissory ...

Joseph Chitty - Negotiable instruments - 1818 - 844 pages
...celebrated writer on the law of nations J, that it is the first general maxim of interpretation, "that it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation ;" and that when a deed is worded in clear and precise terms, when its meaning is evident, and leads to no...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Contracts: Not Under Seal; and Upon the ...

Joseph Chitty - Contracts - 1834 - 863 pages
...separately responsible (e). OF i AUDI. EVIDENCE IN CONTRADICTION, &C., TO A WRITTEN AGREEMENT. — It is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation. Qitoties in rerbis nulla est amblffuitns, ibi nulla exposilio contra verba Jienda est ( /'). The principle...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 11

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1851
...exposition shall be made xvhich is opposed to the express words of the instrument, or in other words, it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation. (Smith on Ht. 6f Const. Con. p. 651, sec. 505.) No such necessity was shown otherwise than by the presentation...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 10

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1846
...falling under that rule of Vattel, which he calls "the first general maxim of interpretation — That it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation." "In order (says Mr. Calhoun) to prevent so important a provision from being eluded, the provision immediately...
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...no absurdity on the face of it. Such a procedure is a violation of that incontestable maxim — that it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation. (a) Much less are we allowed, — when the author of a piece has in the piece itself declared his reasons...
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Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the ...

United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs - 1850
...fraud and to prevent the effect of its artifices. The first general maxim of interpretation is, that it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation. When a deed is worded in clear and precise terms — when its meaning is evident, and leads to no absurd...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Legal maxims - 1852 - 607 pages
...this opportunity of observing, that, according to the rule which stands at the head of these remarks, it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation, and that the law will not make an exposition against the express words and intent of the parties.4 Hence,...
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The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the ...

Emer de Vattel - International law - 1852 - 656 pages
...Treaties. 262 Necessity of establishing rules of interpretation . . . 244 263 First general maxim — it is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation . . . . . . ib. 264 Second general maxim — if he who could and ought to have explained himself, has...
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Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 63

Connecticut. Supreme Court of Errors - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...language, are alike out of place. " If the words are free from ambiguity and doubt, and express plainly and clearly and distinctly the sense of the framers of...occasion to resort to other means of interpretation. It Lee Bros. Furniture Co. c. Cram. is not allowable to interpret what has no need of interpretation."...
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