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Rands v Oldroyd; 1959

References: [1959] 1 QB 209
The ejusdem generis rule is, at best, a very secondary guide to the meaning of a statute. The all-important matter is to consider the purpose of the statute. A statute preventing a civil servant contracting for his employers with a company in which he had an interest, should be interpreted strictly.
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