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Definition & Citations:

That part of a statute commencing with the words “Be it enacted,” and continuing as far as the repealing clause; and hence, the design, contemplation, purpose, or scope of the act. See Smith v. Hickman, Cooke (Tenn.) 337; Payne v. Conner, 3 Bibb (Ky.) 181; Hirth v. Indianapolis, 18 Ind. App. 073, 48 N. E. 876.


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