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Published: 18 October 2001

237 Pages


ISBN: 9780199247776

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Understanding Common Law Legislation

Drafting and Interpretation

F.A.R. Bennion

  • Written by the leading authority on statutory interpretation - his text of that name is the practitioner bible
  • Explains the system of interpretation common to British, Commonwealth, and United States legislation under the common law
  • Shows how the traditional method of statutory interpretation interlocks with the new system under the Human Rights Act (1998)
  • Describes for students and legal practitioners the way to interpret British, Commonwealth, and United States legislation

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