Verba posteriora propter certitudinem addita, ad priora quae certitudine indigent, sunt referenda

Subsequent words which are added for the sake of certainty ought to be referred to prior ones lacking in certainty. See Broom's Legal Maxims 586.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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