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By Leila White

The English variation of the preferred grammar e-book. The book
concentrates on facets of the language which can cause
foreigners hassle, particularly conjugation. There are plenty
of examples and structural diagrams that make it more uncomplicated to
understand and keep in mind issues. due to its transparent structure,
the publication is usually an effective way of dealing with basic
grammatical features.

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14 This particular preamble contains a further 71 clauses – each beginning with whereas – followed by the wording “Have adopted this Directive”. This use of the present perfect construction coming at the end of the preamble, generally known as the agreement clause, is a typical feature of treaties, the generic term denoting all types of international agreements. As in this particular case, it is not uncommon for the grammatical subject of have adopted to be separated from the verbal construction by several pages, running to hundreds – sometimes even thousands – of words, thus emphasizing the artificiality and oddity of this type of construction (Cutts / Wagner 2002: 9).

As we shall see on several occasions throughout this volume, not everyone uses legal terms in the same way. For example, recitals 39 have been defined as “>a] part of a deed of conveyance of sale indicating the effect and purpose of that deed and stating the history of the property to be conveyed. They are not essential to the deed’s validity” (Curzon 1983: 308-309). A recital is generally considered, however, as referring to an individual clause within a preamble – and this is the meaning that we shall be giving to the term in this volume.

For example, Section 21(1) of the UK’s Crime and Disorder Act 1998 states: (27) Before making an application under (a) section 19(19) above; (b) subsection (7)(b)(i) below, the local authority shall consult the relevant chief constable. 03, where an employee becomes eligible for a new rate of allowance or other payment under these directives because of a change in 36 Art. 4(3) of EU Council Directive 98/59/EC of 20 July 1998 on the approximation of laws of the Member States relating to collective redundancies.

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