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On 7 November -- this is 25(b) of our skeleton argument -- you said the questions of individual responsibility clearly fall within part 2. There are many other quotations that have been assembled by Mr White and his team -- you will find them in paragraph 3.2 of their submissions -- but you have the point, I think, which is simply this: that individual criticism, the impugning of responsibility for any act by any individual or identified group, would seem to fall foul of the self-denying ordinance, and the self-denying ordinance was a necessary concomitant of the way in which your terms of reference were drafted.

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