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Sullivan on the construction of statutes / Ruth Sullivan.

Location

Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

Books & Reports

Alternate Title

Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statutes.
Construction of statutes.
Driedger on the construction of statutes.

Call Number

KE 265 S95 2008

Authors

Publishers

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description

lxvi, 773 p. ; 24 cm.

Note

Fourth ed. published under title: Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statues.

Summary

This book on statutory interpretation in Canada offers a complete and up-to-date account of this subject, as established by the Supreme Court of Canada and other appellate courts. It includes not only clear explanations of the traditional rules of interpretation, but also explores the principles underlying the rules and offers numerous illustrations of their application.

Subject

Edition

5th ed.

Contents

1. Driedger's modern principle. -- 2. Ordinary meaning. -- 3. Technical and legal meaning. -- 4. Bilingual and bijural meaning. -- 5. Original meaning. -- 6. Plausible meaning, drafting mistakes and gaps in the legislative scheme. -- 7. Textual analysis. -- 8. Purposive analysis. -- 9. Consequential analysis. -- 10. Coherence, overlap and conflict resolution. -- 11. Words in total context. -- 12. The act as a whole. -- 13. The components of legislation. -- 14. The "statute book" and related legislation. -- 15. Common law. -- 16. Presumed legislative intent. -- 17. Human rights legislation. -- 18. Aboriginal treaties and legislation. -- 19. Fiscal legislation. -- 20. International law. -- 21. The external context. -- 22. Extrinsic aids. -- 23. Temporal operation. -- 24. Temporal application. -- 25. Territorial application. -- 26. Crown immunity.

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