Any word used in a state document with other than its ordinary
denotation as consistently elucidated in published general purpose
dictionaries, must be formally defined in a constitution, a statute,
or in the document in which it is used. If the definition appears in
the constitution of a unit of state, then any instrument of state
policy of that unit of state and of all contained units of state must
adhere to that definition. If the definition appears in a statute of
a unit of state, then any non-constitutional instrument of state
policy of that unit of state and of contained units of state, must
adhere to the definition, as elucidated in
§ Resolution of Conflicts Between Constitutions and Statutes. Any
document can display special definitions which override the definition
inherited as described above. Whenever the definition of a term is
specially enumerated within the document it appears in, and the
document is neither a constitution or portion thereof, nor a statute
or portion thereof, the term must be typographically distinguished.
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