What is Statutory Interpretation? A Primer QUT law students

McGee, Andrew & Mathews, Benjamin P. (2015) What is Statutory Interpretation? A Primer QUT law students. (Unpublished)

Abstract

In this Primer, our aims are to explain what statutory interpretation is and why it is important. We also aim to note some of the more difficult concepts and ideas you will need to understand when reading a statute, when deciding if it is relevant to a legal problem, and, if so, how it applies to that problem. We do not aim to provide an overview of the rules of Statutory Interpretation, but only to focus on areas that have created well-known difficulties for students and practitioners alike, such as the concept of the intentions of Parliament and the correct use of intrinsic materials.

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ID Code: 84430
Item Type: Other
Refereed: No
Keywords: Statutory Intrepretation, Extrinsic Materials, Intentions of Parliament, Limits of Judicial Interpretation, Meaning
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 25 May 2015 00:38
Last Modified: 30 May 2015 18:05

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