STATUTORY INTERPRETATION: cardinal principle of interpretation of statute  


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"As is well known, enactments regulating the procedure in courts are usually construed as imperative; and this is a cardinal principle of interpretation of statutes especially where procedural provisions, as under section 164(1), are inserted for the protection of accused persons. NWAFOR OKEGBU V. THE STATE (1979) LPELR-2433(SC) Per Idigbe, JSC.

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