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Use "will", "must" instead of "shall"

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"Plain language experts suggest avoiding using shall as it is rarely used in one consistent meaning. Modern legislation in many jurisdictions have stopped using shall now" (Modernising Construction Contracts Drafting – A Plea for Good Sense , https://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB18995.pdf).
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The word shall is rarely used correctly. Shall have many different meanings in which is beyond the meaning of an imperative "must". It has been identified as a very common error in contracts and legal documentation, where shall is used instead of may, must, or even when, giving a direction, stating circumstances, negating a right or duty, expressing an intention.

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