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On Certiorari to the Utah Court of Appeals BACKGROUND¶ 1 When she was thirteen years old, Z. engaged in consensual sex with a twelve-year-old boy and became pregnant. As a result of her admission, the juvenile court adjudicated Z. delinquent for sexual abuse of a child but imposed a relatively light punishment. However, “[a]n equally well-settled caveat to the plain meaning rule states that a court should not follow the literal language of a statute if its plain meaning works an absurd result.” Savage v. But where some collateral matter arises out of the general words, and happens to be unreasonable; there the judges are in decency to conclude that this consequence was not foreseen by the parliament, and therefore they are at liberty to expound the statute by equity, and only quoad hoc disregard it. Thus, as is common to all rules of statutory construction, the guiding star of the absurd results doctrine is the intent of the pertinent legislative body, which limits the application of this canon of construction.
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