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Litster v Forth Dry Dock and Engineering Co Ltd [1990] AC 546 – (Article 288 TFEU).

1) legislation which can reasonably be construed so as to conform with a European Directive should be given a purposive construction even if it involves a departure from the literal words used.
2) UK Court may read in appropriate words to apply a purposive construction to legislation designed to give effect to UK’s Treaty obligations.

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