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Thornton's Legislative Drafting
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Thornton's Legislative Drafting remains the leading professional title that legislative drafters internationally use for guidance when drafting new legislation or amending existing legislation.

Table of Contents

1 Words 2 Syntax 3 Style 4 Specific matters of style 5 Miscellaneous words and expressions 6 Interpretation Acts 7 The drafting process: Part 1 8 The drafting process: Part 2 9 Formalities and arrangement 10 Preliminary provisions 11 Powers and duties 12 Substantive and administrative provisions: Part 1 13 Substantive and administrative provisions: Part 2 14 Substantive and administrative provisions: Part 3 15 Supplementary provisions 16 Penal provisions 17 Final provisions 18 Amending legislation 19 Subordinate legislation

About the Author

Helen Xanthaki is a Professor at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) and Academic Director of the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies at the IALS. Helen is a leading academic in the field of legislative drafting and has published extensively on the topic.

Reviews

Thornton's Legislative Drafting, in this rendering by Professor Xanthaki, will continue for many years to be a principal player in galvanising good legislative drafting practice in the Commonwealth and beyond. -- Bilika H Simamba * The Loophole * This new edition is as much a delight as the previous editions, both by its inclusion of a wider variety of international examples and by its general additions; it significantly enhances the tradition of Thornton and will be warmly welcomed by the entire legislative drafting community in the English-speaking world. -- Daniel Greenberg * Statute Law Review * Thornton's Legislative Drafting, in this rendering by Professor Xanthaki, will continue for many years to be a principal player in galvanising good legislative drafting practice in the Commonwealth and beyond. -- Bilika H Simamba * The Loophole * This new edition is as much a delight as the previous editions, both by its inclusion of a wider variety of international examples and by its general additions; it significantly enhances the tradition of Thornton and will be warmly welcomed by the entire legislative drafting community in the English-speaking world. -- Daniel Greenberg * Statute Law Review * Thornton's Legislative Drafting is probably the best-known book on the subject in the English-speaking world...An essential reference for those interested in legislative drafting. -- Daniel Lovric * Law Institute Journal (Law Institute of Victoria, Australia) *

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