West Headnote of the Day – April 28, 2010

April 28, 2010

West's Key 361 Statutes
West's Key 361VI Construction and Operation
West's Key 361VI(A) General Rules of Construction
West's Key 361k212 Presumptions to Aid Construction
West's Key 361k212.4 k. Useless or Meaningless Legislation.

361 StatutesIt is always presumed that legislature will not enact a meaningless or useless statute.
In re Dostert, 324 S.E.2d 402 (W. Va. 1984)

Suggested by Marie Erickson; Law Library of Louisiana; New Orleans, LA