Whole Section

  • 9.02 General Principles of Interpretation

    • 9.02.1

      Any word importing the singular number only shall, where the context permits, include the plural number and vice versa.

      Amended on 27 March 200627 March 2006.

    • 9.02.2

      Any word importing the masculine gender shall include the feminine gender and shall, where the context permits or requires, include a partnership or an incorporated company.

      Amended on 27 March 200627 March 2006.

    • 9.02.3

      Save as aforesaid, any word or expression used in the Act and the Interpretation Act 1965, shall, if not inconsistent with the subject or context, have the same meaning in this Rules.

      Amended on 27 March 200627 March 2006 and 18 January 2022.

    • 9.02.4

      Any reference to a particular rule in this Rules shall include the sub-sections of that rule.

      Added on 27 March 200627 March 2006.

    • 9.02.5

      References in this Rules to statutory provisions shall be construed as references to those provisions as modified or re-enacted from time to time and to any subordinate legislation made under such provisions and shall include references to any repealed statutory provisions which have been so re-enacted (whether with or without modification).

      Added on 27 March 200627 March 2006.

    • 9.02.6

      The headings in this Rules are for convenience only and do not affect the construction of this Rules.

      Amended on 27 March 200627 March 2006.

    • 9.02.7 Severability

      The invalidity, illegality or unenforceability in whole or in part of any of the provisions of this Rules or the Directives or Circulars, shall not affect the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining part or provisions of the rest of this Rules and the Directives or Circulars.

      Added on 26 April 201326 April 2013.