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1.01.050 Grammatical Interpretation.

The following grammatical rules shall apply in this Code.

A. Gender. Any gender includes other genders;

B. Singular and plural. The singular number includes the plural and the plural includes the singular;

C. Tenses. Words used in one tense include any other tenses as the context may require;

D. Use of words and phrases. Words and phrases used in this Code and not specifically defined shall be construed according to the context and approved usage of the language.