The whole point of the rule of law is the certainty it gives the citizen. There is no greater injustice than for a citizen to be unable to determine what legal consequences would flow from an action contemplated.

Matthew Parris (b. 1949) British political writer, politician
Times of London, “This is no sort of way to make a law – and no sort of law to make” (Opinion) (25 Jun 2005)

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