LGST 555
Drafting Preliminary, Amending, and Final Provisions (OCW)

 

LGST 555
Drafting Preliminary, Amending, and Final Provisions (OCW)

Study Materials

Module 2: Section 1

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What are amending and transitional provisions and how are they arranged

This Section presents an overview of provisions required to make changes to existing legislation—amending and transitional provisions. It relates principally to Bills, but much of it is applicable to subsidiary legislation as well.

Section Objectives

The objective of this Section is to enable you to become familiar with amending and transitional provisions and the order in which they should be arranged in a Bill.

Essential Questions

The following questions are considered in this Section:

  • What are amending and transitional provisions?
  • In what order are amending and transitional provisions arranged?
  • What section notes are appropriate?

Studying this Section

The aim in this Section is to make yourself familiar with the amending and transitional provisions in preparation for developing the approaches that are appropriate to enable you to decide how they should best be drafted. 

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