The general rule that a penal statute is to be strictly construed does not apply to this title, but the provisions herein must be construed according to the fair meaning of their terms to promote justice and effect the objects of the law, including the purposes stated in section 13-101.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-104

  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.