| Commentary

10.1 Introduction

| Commentary


(For precedents of interpretation clauses, see Form 10.1 [1164] onwards.)

10.1 Introduction

A typical interpretation clause will provide that:

  1. (a)

        references to legislation are to amended legislation: if the contract includes a reference to legislation, and the legislation is amended or changes during the life of the contract, the reference should be understood as referring to the amended legislation;

  2. (b)

        references to persons and genders, and the use of the singular or plural, should not be interpreted in too narrow a way;

  3. (c)

        references to clauses should be understood as references to clauses of the agreement,

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