LexisNexis Guide: Legislation and Statutory Interpretation, 5th edition

A clear and accessible guide on legislation and statutory interpretation.

Published: 04 December, 2020

Publisher: LexisNexis

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MYR 248.47
ISBN: 9780409352412
This book is an invaluable resource for anyone studying legislation and statutory interpretation in Australia. It provides clear and informative discussion on: • the importance of legislation and statutory interpretation • the relationship between legislation and case law • the format of statutes and delegated legislation • the legislative process • the modern approach to statutory interpretation (including interpretation in context, the purposive approach, extrinsic evidence, common law presumptions and the effect of interpretation) • answering problem questions • how to research legislation The fifth edition of this popular guide has been updated to include: • expanded analysis of the modern approach to statutory interpretation • recent case law (including key High Court decisions) • updated examples of legislation • revised problem questions and answers • updated discussion on researching legislation Features • Clear accessible explanations ensure concepts are clearly understood • Includes examples, questions and excerpts from relevant legislation to consolidate learning • Supported by large range of online lecturer materials Related Titles • Hall & Macken, Statutory Interpretation: Principles and Context, 2021 • Pearce, Statutory Interpretation in Australia, 9th ed, 2019 • Pearce, Interpretation Acts in Australia, 2018

1. Introduction to this Guide, Legislation and Statutory

2. Interpretation

3. Legislation as a Source of Law

4. Legislative Process

5. Statutory Interpretation

6. Answering Problem Questions on Statutory Interpretation

7. Researching Legislation


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