Legal jargon

Examples of legal jargon

'References in these Regulations to a regulation are references to a regulation in these Regulations and references to a Schedule are references to a Schedule to these Regulations.'

(Statutory Instrument 1991 No 2680, The Public Works Contracts Regulations 1991, Part 1, 2.4, page 4)


'General saving for old savings

12. - (1) The revocation by these Regulations of a provision previously revoked subject to savings does not affect the continued operation of those savings.

(2) The revocation by these Regulations of a saving on the previous revocation of a provision does not affect the operation of the saving in so far as it is not specifically reproduced in these Regulations but remains capable of having effect.'

(From Schedule 1 to other Income Tax (Construction Industry Scheme) Regulations)


'Any reference to a specific statute include any statutory extension or modification amendment or re-enactment of such statute and any regulations or orders made under such statute and any general reference to "statute" or "statutes" include any regulations or orders made under such statute or statutes."

(Paragraph within a letter from a solicitors firm)


'Not to discharge or suffer to be discharged into the Leekbrook or any watercourse or ditch situate on the demised premises any water of less purity than the water in the Leekbrook or watercourse or drain for the time being or of a temperature sensibly differing from that of the Leekbrook or watercourse or drain for the time being of any substance or matter (fluid or solid) which shall prejudicially affect the Leekbrook or watercourse or drain or the fish therein or which shall be or cause a nuisance or annoyance to the said Joshua Wardle Limited the owner or occupier for the time being of Leekbrook Dyeworks or to any other person.'

(Clause within a commercial lease schedule)


'I acknowledge receipt of your letter dated the 2nd of April. The purpose of my suggestion that my client purchases an area of land from yourself is that this can be done right up to your clearly defined boundary in which case notwithstanding that the plan is primarily for identification purposes on the ground the position of the boundary would be clearly ascertainable this in our opinion would overcome the existing problem.

'I look forward to hearing from you once you have reconsidered the situation.'

(Letter from a solicitors firm)

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