17.2 General Principles of Interpretation

17.2.1 Any words importing the singular number only shall, where the context permits, include the plural number and vice versa.
17.2.2 Any words importing the masculine gender shall include the feminine gender and shall, where the context permits or requires, include a partnership or an incorporated company.
17.2.3 Any reference to a particular rule in these CDP Rules shall include the sub-sections of that rule.
17.2.4 References in these CDP Rules to statutory provisions shall be construed as references to those provisions as modified or re-enacted from time to time and to any subordinate legislation made under such provisions and shall include references to any repealed statutory provisions which have been so re-enacted (whether with or without modification).
17.2.5 The headings in these CDP Rules are for convenience only and do not affect the construction of these CDP Rules.