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" The fundamental rule in construing statutes is to ascertain and give effect to the intention of the legislature. "
The Northwestern Reporter - Page 42
1920
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 287

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1919
...changes in the statute and the various acts indicate no settled legislative policy. The foundation rule in construing statutes is to ascertain and give effect to the intention of the law-making body, but the intention must be that which is expressed in the statute, and the language...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 289

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...form." (Lewis' Sutherland on Stat. Const. — 2d ed. — sec. 352.) The object of construing a statute is to ascertain and give effect to the intention of the legislature. It is to be gathered from the necessity or reason for the enactment and the meaning of the words, enlarged...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 82

Ohio. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...construction substitute a different time merely to correct defective legislation. The province of construction is to ascertain and give effect to the intention of the legislature, but its intention must he derived Paine Law — Partition. PAINE LAW— Continued. from the legislation...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 69

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...and explicit in its terms. While in the construction of statutes the constant endeavor of the courts is, to ascertain and give effect to the intention of the legislature, that intention must be gathered from the words used, unless a literal construction would involve a...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 165

Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...intention of the Legislature, to the end that the same may be enforced." 36 Cyc. 1106-1110, states that: "The great fundamental .rule in construing statutes...and give effect to the intention of the Legislature, * * * nnc] n pursuance of the general object of enforcing the intention of the Legislature is the...
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 127

Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...1920.) 1. Statutes <3=H8I(I) — Intent to be ascertained. The principal object in construing a statute is to ascertain and give effect to the intention of the Legislature. 2. Statutes 5= 1 84, 206, 225— Entire act, preexisting laws, and purpose considered on construction....
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 222

Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...the aid of sound principles of interpretation." (Italics ours.) In 36 Cyc. 1106, supra, It Is said: "The great fundamental rule in construing statutes...is to ascertain and give effect to the intention of tJie Legislature." (Italics ours.) The principle announced In the authorities quoted from and those...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 27

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...without legal warrant, franchise, or grant The primary object to be attained in the interpretation of statutes is to ascertain and give effect to the intention of the legislature, and this is to be determined upon a consideration of the entire aci, and the objects and purposes intended...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 174

Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
... 344, 349; Dec. Dig. <Э=з2СЗ.] 2. STATUTES @=>1S1— CONSTBUCTION— LEGISLATIVE INTEST. The fundamental rule in construing statutes is to ascertain and give effect to the legislative intent. [Ed. Note.— For other cases, see Statutes, Cent. Dig. 8 259, 263 ; Dec. Dig....
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Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Reports and Decisions of ..., Volume 348

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission - Interstate commerce - 1975
...overturn the Commission's decision in the Penn Central compensation case, supra. However, while the fundamental rule in construing statutes is to ascertain...to the intention of the legislature, this intention must be gathered from the language as expressed in the statute, and where the meaning of the language...
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