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How is “R v. Smith” pronounced?

Is it “Are and smith”? “Rex/Regina and smith”? “The king/queen and smith”? What is the typical convention?
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What does “[1850]” mean in the Interpretation Act 1978?

In Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978 there is the line: “Month” means calendar month. [1850]” What does 1850 here refer to? And what convention is the notation in?
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How should the parenthesised components of statute names be pronounced?

For instance, consider the Housing (tenancy deposits) (prescribed information) order 2007 (Which reads quite naturally just strung sequentially together). Or the Torts (interference with goods) act ...
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