- Section 2 Preview
- 1. Long titles of Bills
- 2. Preambles
- 3. Words of enactment
- 4. Short titles
Module 1: Section 2
In most jurisdictions Bills have a long title that describes their effect, a short title by which they are cited and an enacting formula that indicates their origins and authenticity. Subsidiary legislation also has a short title and enacting formula. This Section looks at these features as well as preambles, though these are not used as regularly as the others.
The objectives of this Section are:
This Section is divided into four subsections. Each one is organised in terms of the following questions:
Your aim in this Section is to become familiar with these technical features and how they are dealt with in your jurisdiction. These are not difficult issues, so it should be possible to complete this Section fairly quickly.