Statutory Interpretation by Michelle Sanson

Statutory Interpretation

byMichelle Sanson

Paperback | June 9, 2012

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Statutory Interpretation responds to a recognized need for students to have improved skills in statutory interpretation. The book is intentionally aligned with the length of a typical semester, and in addition to research and analysis of statutory interpretation rules and principles, casescenarios and application exercises are provided. The aim is to bring statutory interpretation, currently viewed by many students as a necessary evil, to a living, breathing, dynamic tool for understanding and applying the law.

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Michelle Sanson is a Senior Lecturer in Law, and First Year Advisor at University of Western Sydney. She is also on the Executive of the Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA); is Associate Director of the New South Wales Centre for Legal Education; Editor in Chief of the Legal Education Review; Associate Editor for the Legal Ed...
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Title:Statutory InterpretationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.03 inPublished:June 9, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195568680

ISBN - 13:9780195568684

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Statutory Interpretation2. Creation of Legislation3. Interpretation Legislation4. Context and Purpose5. Intention and Interpretive Techniques6. Intrinsic Materials: The Statute and Its Components7. Intrinsic Materials: The Text8. Extrinsic Materials9. Traditional Common Law Approaches10. Statutory Presumptions11. Fundamental and Human Rights12. International Law in Statutory Interpretation13. Interpreting Specific Instruments14. A Synthesis: Rules for Practical Skills and Exercises