Semper in dubiis benigniora praeferenda sunt


Semper in dubiis benigniora praeferenda sunt
(Civil law.) In doubtful cases more liberal constructions are always to be preferred.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • semper in dubiis benigniora praeferenda sunt — /sempar in d(y)uwbiyas banigniyora prefarenda sant/ In doubtful cases, the more favorable constructions are always to be preferred …   Black's law dictionary

  • construction — con·struc·tion /kən strək shən/ n: the act or result of construing, interpreting, or explaining meaning or effect (as of a statute or contract) the construction placed upon an agreement J. D. Calamari and J. M. Perillo Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary


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