The Masuline Rule and its Alternatives: A Comprehensive\ud Analysis

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
McKenzie, Olva Adeola
  • Subject: LAW
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    26 Interpretation and General Provisions Act, Cap. 153; Revised Edition Issue 1/2011.

    27 Section 4, Interpretation Act, Cap. 1:03; Revised Edition as at 31st August, 2009.

    28 “In every written law, except where a contrary intention appears, words and expressions importing the masculine gender include females” (Section 3(4), Interpretation and General Provisions Act; Revised Edition 2009).

    29 “In any written law made after 8th March 1856, and in any public document made or executed after 15th July, 1981, unless the context otherwise requires- (a) words importing the masculine gender shall include females”- Section 6(1) Interpretation and General Clauses Act Cap: 2:01.

    20. Rose, M. Leslie, “The Supreme Court and Gender-Neutral Language: Setting The Standard or Lagging Behind?” Vol. 17. Duke J. Gender L. & Pol'y., 2010, p. 81.

    21. Rosser, Kim, “Law and Gender: The feminist project in action”, 13 Legal Services Bull., 1988, 233.

    22. Schane, Sandford, “Ambiguity and www.idiom.ucsd.edu/schane/law/ambiguity.pdf.

    23. Schweikart, Debora, “The Gender Neutral Pronoun Redefined”, Women's Rts. L. Rep. Vol. 20, 1998-1999, p. 1.

    24. Thornton, G.C., “The Avoidance of 'sexist' language”, Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Vol. 14, 1988 p. 415.

    25. Tregoning, Dave, “Washington state law adopts gender-neutral language”, www.seattletimes.com/html/northwestvoices/2020294206gender-neutralitylets6.html.

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