THOMAS v. JOHNSON (Mag. App. No. 2/57)) [1957] SLSC 1268 (15 October 1957);

A person cannot be convicted under a section unless the language of the section embraces the particular case for
which he is prosecuted, and where there is any doubt on the point the benefit of that doubt must be given to the accused (page 37, lines 3-5; page 37, lines 9-11).

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1957-60 ALR S.L. 35