Statutory Interpretation

Statutory Interpretation

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For all practitioners of law, a keen and informed understanding of the meaning and interpretation of legislation is the key to professional success. This Supplement to the Fourth Edition of Bennion's "Statutory Interpretation", which was published in 2002, aims to present the law as at 1 April 2005. The 2005 Supplement contains revisions and amendments to all parts of the Fourth Edition.It includes, in particular: a comprehensively updated Part three - The Human Rights Act 1998 which entirely replaces that in the Fourth Edition(this important part incorporates material on the latest judicial pronouncements and the author's own insightful commentary); a new appendix G: Headings, Sidenotes etc, - extracts from combined Opinion of Appellate Committee of the House of Lords in R V Montila, in which it is questioned how far headings and sidenotes can be considered when construing the provisions of Acts of Parliament; a new appendix H - some responses to Codes 288 (updating construction); appendix C that contains an up to date and consolidated version of the Interpretation Act 1978; appendix F that contains an up to date and consolidated version of the Human Rights Act 1998; and, an updated and consolidated index covering both the Fourth Edition and the Supplement, compiled by the author.
This supplement is essential reading for everyone who has to administer or advise, argue or adjudicate on Acts of Parliament and statutory instruments.
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  • Paperback | 253 pages
  • Butterworths Law
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0406966486
  • 9780406966483
  • 1,625,993

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Table of contents

"Introduction; Updating of Parts I to XXIX of Code; Replacement Part XXX of Code (restatement of Human Rights 1998); Replacement Appendix C (updated text of Interpretation Act 1978); Replacement Appendix E (List of Terms); Replacement Appendix F (text of the Human Rights Act 1998); New Appendix G (Headings, Sidenotes etc); New Appendix H (responses to Code s288 (Updating Construction)"
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