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Handbook on statutory interpretation : general methodology, Canadian Charter and international law / Stéphane Beaulac.

Location

Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

Books & Reports

Alternate Title

Précis d'interprétation législative.

Call Number

KE 482 .S84 B35 2008

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Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description

xv, 492 p. ; 24 cm.

Note

Issued also in French under title: Précis d'interprétation législative.

Summary

This book offers readers concise and user-friendly tools to help articulate the most powerful arguments to identify the legislative intent found in the statute. It provides: examples and illustrations from across Canada's federal and provincial jurisdictions; detailed analysis of the key judicial decisions and a table of cases that practitioners in particular will find extremely valuable, as well as a reproduction of both the Interpretation Act (Canada) and Interpretation Act (Quebec).

Subject

Contents

1. Introduction. -- 2. The methodology of statutory interpretation. -- 3. Formal methods of statutory interpretation. -- 4. Complementary methods of statutory interpretation. -- 5. The Canadian charter of rights and freedoms. -- 6. International law.

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