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" The contemporaneous construction of a. statute by those charged with its execution, especially when it has long prevailed, is entitled to great weight, and should not be disregarded or overturned except for cogent reasons, and unless it be clear that... "
Decisions of the First Comptroller in the Dept. of the Treasury - Page 324
by United States. Comptroller of the Treasury - 1895
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 138

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...construction of a statute by those charged with its execution, especially when it has long prevailed, is entitled to great weight, and should not be disregarded...overturned except for cogent reasons, and unless it be clear that such construction is erroneous. United States v. Johnston, 124 US 236, 253, 8 Sup. Ct....
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Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 8

Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...construction of a statute by those charged with its execution, especially when it has long prevailed, is entitled to great weight, and should not be disregarded...overturned except for cogent reasons, and unless it be clear that such construction is erroneous. Edwards v. Darby, 12 Wheat. 206, 210; US v. Moore, 95...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1883
...construction of a statute by those charged with its execution, especially when it has long prevailed, is entitled to great weight, and should not be disregarded...overturned except for cogent reasons, and unless it be clear that such construction is erroneous." While the construction of this statute had not prevailed...
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Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 8

Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...construction of a statute by those charged with its execution, especially when it has long prevailed, is entitled to great weight, and should not be disregarded...overturned except for cogent reasons, and unless it be clear that such construction is erroneous. Edwards v. Darby, 12 Wheat. 206, 210; U. 8. v. Moore,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 85

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...department or officers whose duty it is to carry it into execution is entitled to great weight, and will not be disregarded or overturned, except for cogent reasons, and unless it is clear that such construct ion is erroneous. Says the Supreme Court of Oregon: 'In all cases where those persons whose...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 124

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...construction of a statute by those charged with its execution, especially when it has long prevailed, is entitled to great weight, and should -not be disregarded...overturned except for cogent reasons, and unless it be clear that such construction is erroneous. Settled accounts in the Treasury Department, where the...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 124

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...construction of a statute by those charged with its execution, especially when it has long prevailed, is entitled to great weight, and should not be disregarded or overturned except for cogent reasons, anil unless it be clear that such construction is erroneous. Settled accounts in the Treasury Department,...
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Decisions of the First Comptroller in the Department of the ..., Volume 7

United States. Comptroller of the Treasury - Finance, Public - 1895
...statute by those charged with its execution, expeeiully when it has long prevailed, is entitled togreat weight, and should not be disregarded or overturned...it is clear that such construction is erroneous." (Citing Edwards's Lessee v. Darby and other cases.) In Robertson v. Downing (127 US, 607), on page...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Ohio Circuit Courts...: Ohio ...

William John Tossell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1923
...state or officers whose duty it is to carry it into execution is entitled to great weight, and will not be disregarded or overturned except for cogent...unless it is clear that such construction is erroneous. Southerland Statutory Construction, Section 472 and 474. Dutmit v. Doyle, 16 US, 400-407 ; State v....
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of the District ..., Volume 6

District of Columbia. Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1896
...those charged with its execution, especially when it has long preDC] Argument of Counsel. vailed, is entitled to great weight, and should not be disregarded...overturned except for cogent reasons, and unless it be clear that such construction is erroneous. United States v.Johnston, 124 US 253. This conclusion...
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