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Title Bennion on statutory interpretation.

Published London : LexisNexis, [2017]
©2017.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KL 35.1 A1 BENN    AVAILABLE
Edition Seventh edition / Diggory Bailey (LLB, LLM, barrister (Middle Temple), parliamentary counsel (London)), Luke Norbury (MA (Cantab), barrister (Inner Temple), legislative counsel (Belfast), former parliamentary counsel (London)) ; consultant editor, Professor David Feldman (QC (Hon) FBA, Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, fellow of Downing College, Cambridge).
Physical description cxxxix, 941 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction and overview -- Acts of Parliament -- Delegated legislation and prerogative instruments -- Extent and application of acts -- Commencement, duration and retrospection -- Amendments, repeals and savings -- Compliance with legislation -- Interpretation : preliminary matters -- Interpretation : key principles -- The mischief and its remedy -- Purposive construction -- Construction against 'absurdity' -- Construction against evasion -- Updating construction -- Mistakes in legislation -- Significance of different components of an act -- Significance of different drafting devices -- Statutory definitions -- Interpretation Act 1978 -- Linguistic canons of construction : introduction -- Construction as a whole -- Ordinary and technical meanings -- Textual analysis : other canons of construction -- External aids to construction -- Statute and the common law -- Interpretative principles derived from legal policy : general -- Doubtful penalisation and statutory interference with rights and liberties -- European Union law -- Human rights.
Summary "[This book is a] guide to understanding, interpreting and applying legislation...Key features [include]: comprehensive and up to date account of statutory interpretation; logical structure and overviews enable readers to find information quickly; each section begins with a...legal proposition, which is followed by more detailed commentary and analysis; and examples illustrate the application of principles discussed in the text."-- Publisher's website.
Other author Bailey, Diggory, author of edition.
Norbury, Luke, author.
Feldman, David, 1953- editor.
Bennion, Francis Alan Roscoe. Statutory interpretation.
Subject Law -- Great Britain -- Interpretation and construction.
ISBN 9781474307192
1474307191

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