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7.2. Rule statement anatomy > 7.2.1. Operative rule statements - Pg. 182

7.2 Rule statement anatomy 161 A further convention I have adopted from Chapter 4 onward is to lay out each rule statement expressing an operative rule 3 in multiple lines as follows: 1. the subject of the statement on one line; 2. any qualifying clauses qualifying the subject, each on a separate indented line; 3. `must', `must not', or `may', followed by the predicate, all on one line if possible, otherwise on multiple lines with the second and subsequent lines indented; 4. any qualifying clauses qualifying the predicate, each on a separate indented line; 5. if there is a conditional clause, `if' or `unless', followed by the conditional clause, all on one line if possible, otherwise on multiple lines with the second and subsequent lines indented. Similarly, in Chapter 4 onward each rule statement expressing a definitional rule 4 is laid out in mul- tiple lines as follows: 1. the subject of the statement on one line; 2. any qualifying clauses qualifying the subject, each on a separate indented line; 3. all or part of a verb phrase, followed by the phrase `by definition', followed optionally by the remainder of the verb phrase; 4. the definition, all on one line if possible, otherwise on multiple lines with the second and subsequent lines indented.