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Thornton's legislative drafting, Helen Xanthaki

Summary
If you're involved in drafting or amending legislation in the Commonwealth, the EU or beyond, you need a guide that will help you with both the traditional and modern techniques of drafting good quality statutory law. Thornton's Legislative Drafting is recognised as the leading professional title in this area, used and referred to by legal officers and drafters internationally.
Table Of Contents
1 Legislation as a tool for regulation --2 Words --3 Syntax and punctuation --4 Style --5 Specific matters of style --6 Miscellaneous words and expressions --7 Interpretation Acts --8 The drafting process: Part 1 --9 The drafting process: Part 2 --10 Formalities and arrangement --11 Preliminary provisions --12 Powers and duties --13 Substantive and administrative provisions: Part 1 --14 Substantive and administrative provisions: Part 2 --15 Substantive and administrative provisions: Part 3 --16 Supplementary provisions --17 Penal provisions --18 Final provisions --19 Amending legislation --20 Subordinate legislation --21 Transposition of EU legislation --22 Pre- and post-legislative scrutiny: The lifecycle of legislation
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
Sixth edtion.
Physical Description
1 online resource (671 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781526518934

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