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What is "such rules" in the sentence below? The object of the sentence?

The court ruled that such rules could not in themselves be regarded as constituting a restriction of Article 5.

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What is "such rules" in the sentence below? The object of the sentence?

The court ruled that such rules could not in themselves be regarded as constituting a restriction of Article 5.

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This is a complex sentence with a main clause ‘The court ruled’ and a dependent clause ‘such rules could not in themselves be regarded as constituting a restriction of Article 5.’ This clause is introduced by the relative pronoun ‘that’.
‘such rules’ is the subject of the dependent clause.
 

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This is a complex sentence with a main clause ‘The court ruled’ and a dependent clause ‘such rules could not in themselves be regarded as constituting a restriction of Article 5.’ This clause is introduced by the relative pronoun ‘that’.
‘such rules’ is the subject of the dependent clause.

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