LGST 551
Introduction to Legislative Drafting (OCW)

 

LGST 551
Introduction to Legislative Drafting (OCW)

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Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Legislative Drafting offered by Athabasca University

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The Basics of Legislative Drafting

Book Section 1: What is legislative drafting all about?
What is legislative drafting all about?
Book Section 2: What is legislation?
What is legislation?
Book Section 3: Why do we draft as we do in parliamentary systems?
Why do we draft as we do in parliamentary systems?
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Book Section 1: What do we need to know about grammar?
What do we need to know about grammar?
Book Section 2: What are the basics of writing legislative sentences?
Section 2: What are the basics of writing legislative sentences?
Book Section 3: How do we put together the components of legislative sentences?
How do we put together the components of legislative sentences?
Book Section 4: How do we punctuate and capitalise legislation?
How do we punctuate and capitalise legislation?
Book Section 5: What can go wrong in legislative expression?
What can go wrong in legislative expression?
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Bibliography of books, articles and web resources on legislative drafting

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