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Statutory interpretation / Ruth Sullivan.

Location

Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

Books & Reports

Call Number

KE 482 .S84 S94 2007

Authors

Publishers

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description

xv, 347 p. ; 23 cm.

Summary

This is a guide to the techniques and reasoning used by lawyers and judges to resolve interpretation problems. The book deciphers the complex rules of interpretation, explains the way these rules relate to each other, and focuses on their strategic use in constructing arguments and justifying outcomes.

Subject

Edition

2nd ed.

Contents

1. Introduction to statute law. -- 2. Introduction to statutory interpretation. -- 3. Ordinary meaning. -- 4. Technical meaning and meanings fixed by law. -- 5. Bilingual and bijural legislation. -- 6. Original meaning. -- 7. Plausible interpretation, gaps, and mistakes. -- 8. The entire context. -- 9. Textual analysis. -- 10. Purposive analysis. -- 11. Consequential analysis. -- 12. Policy analysis. -- 13. The presumed application of legislation. -- 14. Extrinsic aids. -- 15. Overlap and conflict.

Series

Essentials of Canadian law

Items

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