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

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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

    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”,

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