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STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION

Abode, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Action, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Adding words, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.18

Administrative rules, Minn. Statutes 2009 14.37, 2009 645.001

Adult, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45, 2009 645.451

Affirm, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Appellate courts, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Appropriations, effective date, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.02

As now provided by law, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

As provided by law, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Assignment, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), bond agents, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.10

Chair, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Charge, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Child, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45, 2009 645.451

Children, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45, 2009 645.451

City, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Conditional sale, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Conflicts of law, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.26

County, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Court administrators, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Criminal penalties

Misdemeanor in absence of other penalty, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.241

Penalty for each violation, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.24

Days, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.15, 2009 645.45

Domestic violence death, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 611A.203

Effective dates

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.02

Retroactive effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.21

Special or local laws, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.02, 2009 645.023

Ejusdem generis, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Exceptions, interpretation of, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.19

Fee, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Filed for record, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Final enactment

Date, effect on interpretation, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.26, 2009 645.33

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.01

Fiscal year, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Folio, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Forfeitures, penalties for each offense, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.24

Gender

Canons of construction, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.1-106

Gender revision of 1986, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.51

General and particular words, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.001 to 2009 645.51

Grammar

Errors, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.18

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Singular and plural number, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.1-106, 2009 645.08

Handwriting, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Headnotes, Minn. Statutes 2009 3C.08, 2009 14.47, 2009 645.49

Hereafter, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Holidays

Computing time periods including holidays, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.15

Holiday, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Published notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.11

I-35W bridge collapse, survivor compensation, Minn. Statutes 2009 3.7394

In writing, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Inhabitants, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Intent, fraud, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.25

Irreconcilable provisions

Amendments to same section, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.33

Implied repeal, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.39

Joint authority of several public officers, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Judicial sale, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Legal age, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.451

Legislative intent

Object of interpretation, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.16

Presumptions about, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.17

Legislature, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.01

Lien, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Majority, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.451

May, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Minnesota Rules, Minn. Statutes 2009 14.37, 2009 645.001

Minnesota Statutes, amendments to

Amendatory laws, effect of repeal, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.34

Citation in bill of statutory section amended, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.29

Merging into text, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.31, 2009 645.32

Repeal and amendment at same session, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.42

Sections repealed by revision or code, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.30

Simultaneous amendments to same provision, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.33

Minor, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45, 2009 645.451

Minority, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.451

Money, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Months, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.14, 2009 645.44

Mortgage, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Must, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Night time, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Non compos mentis, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Notary, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Now, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Numbers, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08, 2009 645.09

Oath, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Paragraphs, references to, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.47

Person, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Pledge, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Population, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Posting (notices), defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.12

Provisos, interpretation of, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.19

Public member, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Public officials, joint authority, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Published notice, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.11

Quorum, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Recorded, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Reenactment

Intermediate law, interpretation, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.38

Repeal and reenactment, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.37

Repeals

Amendatory laws, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.34

Criminal or civil proceedings, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.35

Implied repeals, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.28, 2009 645.39 to 2009 645.41

Nonexistence of reason for law, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.40

Nonuse of law, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.41

Repeal and reenactment, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.37, 2009 645.38

Repeal of repeal, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.36

Repeals and amendment at same session, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.42

Statutes of limitations, effect on tolling, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.43

Retroactive effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.21

Revisions or codes

Existing laws, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.28

Simultaneous amendments, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.30

Rules of grammar, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Saturdays, computing time periods including, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.15, 2009 645.151

Seal, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Section numbers

Bill language, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.29

Range references, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.48

Severability, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.20

Shall, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Sheriffs, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Singular and plural, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.1-106, 2009 645.08

Small business, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.445

Special or local laws, local approval

Approval by referendum, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.024

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.023

Procedure, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.021

Specific construction provisions, see specific index headings

State

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Effect of statutes on, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.27

Statutes of limitations, repeals, effect on tolling, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.43

Subdivisions, references to, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.46

Successive weeks, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.13

Sundays, computing time periods including, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.15, 2009 645.151

Swear, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Tax, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Time

Day, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Final enactment of bills, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.01

Fiscal year, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Hereafter, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Heretofore, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Months, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.14, 2009 645.44

Night time, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Now, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Saturdays, computing time periods including, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.15, 2009 645.151

Standard time, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.071

Successive weeks, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.13

Sundays, computing time periods including, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.15, 2009 645.151

Weeks, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.13

Year, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Year of our Lord, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

To, in statutory citations, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.48

Town, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Transposing words, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.18

Unconstitutionality, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.20

Uniform laws, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.22

United States, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Verified, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.45

Violate, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Weeks, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.13

Words, general and particular words, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.08

Written, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Year of our Lord, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44

Year, defined, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.44