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Cross references


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Cross references

  1. 1. Cross references<br />
  2. 2. What is cross reference?<br />A cross-referenceis an instance within a document which refers to related or synonymous information elsewhere, usually within the same work<br />In the context of a statute, cross reference may be made to section / provision in 2 ways:<br />Within the same statute<br />With other statute <br />
  3. 3. Example: Cross reference within CA 1950Section 3 contracts act<br />Communication, acceptance and revocation <br />of proposals<br /> 3. The communication of proposals, the acceptance of proposals, and the revocation of proposals and acceptances, respectively, are deemed to be made by any act or omission of the party proposing, accepting, or revoking, by which he intends to communicate the proposal, acceptance, or revocation, or which has the effect of communicating it.<br />
  4. 4. How to cross refer section 3 with other sections within Contracts Act 1950?<br />Find other sections that can be related with the contents of section 3.<br />For example, section 3 talks about methods of communicating offer & acceptance.<br />So, the next section that relate with section 3 may be section 4. <br />Why? Because it further explains about communication is complete when it comes to the knowledge of the other person.<br />“the story continues from Sec.3 to Sec.4”<br />Therefore, Section 3 may be cross-referred to Section 4 of Contracts Act 1950.<br />
  5. 5. Cross references to statutes outside contracts act?<br />For example, cross reference is made between sections in Contracts Act & Companies Act.<br />