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Sullivan on The Construction of Statutes 6th ed


ISBN13: 9780433471486
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780433451839
Published: September 2014
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Hardback
Price: Price on Application



Part art, part science – that's the essence of effective statutory interpretation. And understanding that delicate balance is precisely the kind of insight you'll glean from this latest edition of the industry-leading resource, Sullivan on the Construction of Statutes.

This is a volume that no lawyer can afford to be without: knowing how to read and apply statutes, and to construct sound arguments regarding statutory interpretation, is a critical skill to possess, regardless of specialty or area of practice. This sixth edition offers a comprehensive and up-to-date examination of the rules and principles governing statutory interpretation, including the latest cases and developments.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Canada
Contents:
Chapter 1 – Reading Words in Their Entire Context: An Overview of this Book
Chapter 2 – Driedger's Modern Principle
Chapter 3 – Ordinary Meaning
Chapter 4 – Technical and Legal Meaning, Statutory Definitions, Interpretation Acts and Recurring Legislative Terminology
Chapter 5 – Bilingual and Bijural Meaning
Chapter 6 – Original Meaning
Chapter 7 – Plausible Meaning
Chapter 8 – Textual Analysis
Chapter 9 – Purposive Analysis
Chapter 10 – Consequential Analysis
Chapter 11 – Coherence, Overlap and Conflict Resolution
Chapter 12 – Correcting Mistakes, Filling Gaps and Defeating Avoidance
Chapter 13 – The Act as a Whole, the Statute Book as a Whole and Related Legislation
Chapter 14 – The Components of Legislation
Chapter 15 – Presumed Legislative Intent
Chapter 16 – Constitutional Law
Chapter 17 – Common Law
Chapter 18 – International Law
Chapter 19 – Human Rights Legislation
Chapter 20 – Aboriginal Treaties and Legislation
Chapter 21 – Fiscal Legislation
Chapter 22 – The External Context
Chapter 23 – Extrinsic Aids
Chapter 24 – Temporal Operation
Chapter 25 – Temporal Application
Chapter 26 – Territorial Application
Chapter 27 – Crown Immunity