1. Where an enactment is repealed and re-enacted, with or without modifications, by an Act, Measure or instrument then, unless the contrary intention appears, any reference in any Canon to the repealed enactment is construed as a reference to the provision re-enacted.
2. In any Canon, unless the contrary intention appears, -
(a) words importing the masculine gender include the feminine;
(b) words importing the feminine gender include the masculine;
(c) words in the singular include the plural and words in the plural include the singular.