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Interpretation Act, No. 5 of 1910

Long title


To consolidate the Laws of the several Provinces of the Union, interpreting and shortening the language of any statute now or hereafter in force within the Unioinor any portion thereof.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PRELIMINARY
PART I. GENERAL
1. Repeal of laws
2. All laws to be interpreted according to definitions in and provisions of this Act
3. Definition of terms
4. Writing or printing
5. How number of days to be reckoned
6. Measurement of distances
7. Singular and plural; masculine and feminine
8. Meaing of "service by post"
9. Meaning of rule of court
10. References to the Crown
11. Constructon of provisions as to exercise of powers and duties
12. Provision as to offences under two or more laws
13. Effect of repeal of a law
14. Commencement of laws: Exercise of staatutory powers between the passing and commencement of a law
15. Notificaton in the Gazette of offical acts under authority of law
16. Copy of Gazette as proof of bye-laws, reguatons, etc
17. Statutory rules, etc. made by Governor-General or a Minister to be laod before Parliament
18. Definition of certain terms in laws, etc., of Colony of Cape of Good Hope
19. Meaing of certain terms in the aws of the late South African Republic
20. Meaing of term of Governor or Lieutenant-Governor in Transvaal
21. Meaning of certain terms in laws of the late Orange Free State
22. Meaining of term Governor or Lieutenant-Governor in Orange River Colony
23. Meaning of term Governor or Lieutenant-Governor in Natal
24. Title of Act
Sch.  SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED [s1]
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