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Statutory Interpretation in Australia 8th ed isbn 9780409336955

Statutory Interpretation in Australia 7th ed


ISBN13: 9780409327458
New Edition ISBN: 9780409336955
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780409322330
Published: July 2011
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £65.00
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The rules of statutory interpretation are at the crux of many legal disputes. They are central to the work of legal forums, government tribunals and government agencies. Practitioners and students of all legal disciplines must master these rules and know how to apply them to support their legal claims.

This book is the essential guide for this fundamental area of law. It treats the approaches, assumptions and techniques of statutory interpretation with precision and clarity. It provides full exposition of the use of extrinsic materials.

Authority is ensured by multiple references to the statements of courts and tribunals, allowing the practitioner and student to select those that best suit their purposes. This book considers a vast number of cases, providing nuance to every principle.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Approaches to the interpretation of legislation
3. Extrinsic aids to interpretation
4. Intrinsic or grammatical aids to interpretation
5. Legal assumptions
6. Interpretation acts and sections
7. Interpretation of repealing acts, amending acts and acts incorporating other statutes
8. Interpretation of consolidating, reprinted and codifying acts
9. Interpretation of remedial, penal and fiscal provisions
10. Retrospective operation of legislation
11. Obligatory and discretionary provisions
12. Drafting conventions and expressions.