In rebus quae sunt favorabilia animae, quamvis sunt damnosa rebus, fiat aliquando extensio statuti
- In matters where the intent is good, although there is damage to property, there should be given some elasticity to the statute.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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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