If  the plain literal interpretation of a statutory provision produces a manifestly absurd and unjust result, the Court may modify the language used by the Legislature or even “do some violence” to it, so as to achieve the obvious intention of the Legislature: Supreme Court

If  the plain literal interpretation of a statutory provision produces a manifestly absurd and unjust result, the Court may modify the language used by the Legislature or even "do some violence" to it, so as to achieve the obvious ...
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