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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition was published, see:
Bennion on Statutory Interpretation 6th ed isbn 9781405765701

Bennion on Statutory Interpretation 5th ed: 2nd Supplement


ISBN13: 9781405782319
New Edition ISBN: 9781405765701
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405750035
Published: November 2012
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Bennion on Statutory Interpretation is the leading work on the interpretation of legislation and essential reading for all those who deal in black letter law, whether drafting, administering, advising on, or arguing about, legislation in court.

Since the last supplement was published in mid-2010, there have been several important judgments concerning statutory interpretation including:-

  • updating construction of the word “violence” in Yemshaw Hounslow LBC [2011] UKSC 3;
  • application of the presumption of tacit legislation in R v Williams [2010] EWCA Crim 2552;
  • regard to principle against extra-territorial application in Serious Organised Crime Agency v Perry [2010] EWCA Civ 907.
Significant legislation has also been passed by Parliament or has commenced since 2010. Much of this legislation is significant for the topics considered in Bennion, including:-


  • Bribery Act 2010 c. 23;
  • Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 c. 25.
  • Equality Act 2010 c. 15.