Or. Rev. Stat. § 174.010

Current through 2020 2nd Special Session
Section 174.010 - General rule for construction of statutes

In the construction of a statute, the office of the judge is simply to ascertain and declare what is, in terms or in substance, contained therein, not to insert what has been omitted, or to omit what has been inserted; and where there are several provisions or particulars such construction is, if possible, to be adopted as will give effect to all.

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