Queensland Law Reporter, Volume 3

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Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for the State of Queensland., 1904 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 6 - ... at, or after, or following, or under, or beside, or opposite to the end of the will, that it shall be apparent on the face of the will that the testator intended to give effect, by such his signature, to the writing signed as his will...
Page 23 - No rule of construction is more firmly established than this : that a retrospective operation is not to be given to a statute so as to impair an existing right or obligation, otherwise than as regards matter of procedure, unless that effect cannot be avoided without doing violence to the language of the enactment. If the enactment is expressed in any language which is fairly capable of either interpretation, it ought to be construed as prospective only.
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