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Re-Interpretation of Statutes

Re-Interpretation of Statutes is a re-conceptualisation (and, therefore, not a second edition) of the author's The Interpretation of Statutes (published in 1986). It deals with a conventional legal discipline (

Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409025095

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Re-Interpretation of Statutes is a re-conceptualisation (and, therefore, not a second edition) of the author's The Interpretation of Statutes (published in 1986). It deals with a conventional legal discipline (interpretation of statutes) in an unconventional manner. This has become necessary due to drastic shifts and changes in the area of statutory and constitutional interpretation over the last decade.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 - Enacted law-texts: (law-)texts among (law-)texts

Chapter 2 - Statute law as source of law

Chapter 3 - The hierarchy, status and mode of citation of legislation

Chapter 4 - The genesis and demise of legislation

Chapter 5 - Theories of statutory interpretation

Chapter 6 - Canon-like waymarks for interpretation

Chapter 7 - The impact of constitutional interpretation on statutory interpretation

Chapter 8 - The presumptions

Chapter 9 - Grammatical interpretation

Chapter 10 - Systematic interpretation

Chapter 11 - Teleological interpretation

Chapter 12 - Historical interpretation

Chapter 13 - Comparative interpretation