LGST 553
Legislative Structure, Style and Limits (OCW)

 

LGST 553
Legislative Structure, Style and Limits (OCW)

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URL Credit Course Syllabus

LGST 553 Syllabus

URL Diploma Program in Legislative Drafting

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Legislative Drafting at Athabasca University

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Getting Organized

Book Section 1: How should we structure a legislative text?
Getting Organised
Book Section 2: How should we organise a legislative text?
How should we organise a legislative text?
Book Section 1: How can we develop good legislative style?
In this Section, we deal with legislative style - how legislation should be written so that it expresses its subject matter as effectively as possible.
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Working within Limits

Book Section 1: How do we work with interpretive approaches and rules?
How do we work with interpretive approaches and rules?
Book Section 2: How do we work with Interpretation Acts?
How do we work with Interpretation Acts?
Book Section 3: How do we work with the Constitution?
How do we work with the Constitution?
Book Section 4: How do we work with Fundamental Rights and Freedoms?
How do we work with Fundamental Rights and Freedoms?
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Page Schedules and inducing words (Royal Botanic Gardens Act)
Schedules and inducing words (Royal Botanic Gardens Act)
Page Flow charts and diagrams (Radiocommunications Act)
Flow charts and diagrams (Radiocommunications Act)
Page Select Bibliography

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Copyright and Credits Page Athabasca University Copyright and Credits

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Page Commonwealth of Learning Copyright and Credits

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