Statutory Interpretation Principles

Perry Herzfeld, Thomas Prince

ISBN: 9780455243603
Published: December 2020

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This text is an adaptation of Interpretation (2nd edition, Thomson Reuters, 2020), designed for student and lecturer use. Statutory Interpretation Principles provides a comprehensive text for teaching and studying the law of statutory interpretation in Australia, as part of first year, elective and advanced undergraduate courses. With its clear layout, including summary boxes to enhance its propositional style, this text is ideally suited to students and lecturers. Topics include: statutory interpretation, covering: approaches to statutory interpretation, from historical rules to the modern approach; the meaning of words, definitions and deeming, and words with established meanings; construction as a whole and canons of construction; the use of purpose and extrinsic material as an aid to statutory interpretation; preseumptions of statutory interpretations; rules about particular kinds of statute, including criminal statutes, taxing statutes and human rights statutes; and amendment, repeal, commencement and duration of statutes. subordinate legislation, covering: the language and effect of emplowering provisions; grounds of invalidity of subordinate legislation; and interpretation of subordinate legislation; and constitutional interpretation, covering both the Commonwealth Constitution and State and Territory Constitutions. Given the importance and increasing dominance of statutes in contemporary Australian law, Statutory Interpretation Principles is an essential and continual reference for students and lecturers alike.

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  • ISBN: 9780455243603
  • Published: December 2020
  • Publisher: Law Book Co of Australasia
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