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    Default Understood?

    "These Regulations shall enter into force on March 1, 2011, and shall replace all the previous regulation on the subject of ...."

    Is it necessary to repeat "shall"? Or is "shall" understood?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Understood?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    "These Regulations shall enter into force on March 1, 2011, and shall replace all the previous regulation on the subject of ...."

    Is it necessary to repeat "shall"? Or is "shall" understood?

    Thanks!
    I would keep it.

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    Default Re: Understood?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I would keep it.
    So would I.

    There's no need to avoid repetition for stylistic reasons in legal documents, which need to be as unambiguous as possible.

    Rover

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