2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 2A - Uniform Statute and Rule Construction Act
Section 12-2A-2 - Common and technical usage.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 12-2A-2 (2017)

12-2A-2. Common and technical usage.

Unless a word or phrase is defined in the statute or rule being construed, its meaning is determined by its context, the rules of grammar and common usage. A word or phrase that has acquired a technical or particular meaning in a particular context has that meaning if it is used in that context.

History: Laws 1997, ch. 173, 2.

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