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ISBN: 9781552213056-19


General Principles of Interpretation

From: Law of Contracts, 2/e


Discussion of the sources that may be examined for the purpose of interpreting an agreement, the traditional canons of construction, and the basis on which courts imply terms in agreements.



John McCamus

John D. McCamus, BA, MA, LLB, LLM, LSM, LLD (Hon), FRSC, is a professor of law and university professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, a faculty which he served as dean from 1982 to 1987. He is a member of the Ontario Bar. Prior to joining the faculty at Osgoode, he spent a year as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Chief Justice Laskin.