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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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Cover of The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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Craies on Legislation 8th ed with 1st Supplement isbn 9780421937802

Craies on Statute Law 7th ed

ISBN13: 9780421145108
ISBN: 0421145102
New Edition ISBN: 0421937807
Published: December 1971
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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Craies' Statute Law sets forth in a methodical way the rules in force for the interpretation of British Statutes, domestic and overseas, and explains their effect and operation.

Courts and Procedure
The drafting of statutes. Authentication and citation. Classification of statutes. Construction where the meaning is plain. Construction where the meaning is not plain. What may and what may not be implied if the meaning is not plain. What sources of information outside a statute may be used for throwing light upon its meaning. Interpretation of words. Effect of one part of a statute upon the construction of the other parts. Effect of statutes creating duties. Enabling acts. Delegated legislation. Effect of statutes on common law and equity. Effect on earlier enactments. Commencement and duration of effect of statutes. Effect of statutes on the Crown. Territorial effect of British statutes. The legislation of dominions, colonies, protectorates and mandated territories. Mistakes in statutes. Definition and construction of penal acts. Effect of penal statutes. Nature and construction of private acts. Effect of private acts.