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Burrows and Carter on Statute Law in New Zealand, 5th Edition (ebook)

Burrows and Carter on Statute Law in New Zealand, 5th Edition (ebook)

Carter, R., 2015

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Burrows and Carter - Statute Law in New Zealand, 5th edition, is a clear and comprehensive guide to statutory interpretation, preparation and drafting in New Zealand.

 

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Description

It includes discussion of the Treaty of Waitangi and the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 and covers the developments in New Zealand statute law over the last five years. Discussion of the procedures for enactment of legislation in our modern MMP Parliament, and the progress of new styles of drafting is included plus analysis of recent case law, with a focus on issues of interpretation.

 

Features of Burrows and Carter on Statute Law in New Zealand 5th edition include discussion of the Legislation Act 2012; case law changes since 2009; and the proposal to re-enact with updating the Interpretation Act 1999.

Author

Ross Carter joined the Parliamentary Counsel Office in 1998 and has considerable experience drafting Government Bills and statutory regulations. Previously a legal researcher at the NZ Law Commission, he has also been an adjunct lecturer in Legislation at Victoria University and Private Secretary (Attorney-General). Ross is a member of the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel and has written articles and presented conference papers on legislative drafting and statutory interpretation as well as being the author and co-author of various texts including Subordinate Legislation in New Zealand with Ross Carter, Jason McHerron and Ryan Malone and Statute Law in New Zealand with John Burrows.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE NATURE OF LEGISLATION

 

Chapter 1: Legislation in Force in New Zealand

 

Chapter 2: The Supremacy of Parliament

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PART II: THE PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION OF LEGISLATION

 

Chapter 3: The Preparation of Legislation

 

Chapter 4: Drafting  

 

Chapter 5: Access to Legislation    

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PART III: INTERPRETATION  GENERAL

 

Chapter 6: The Need for Interpretation     

 

Chapter 7: Approaches to Interpretation   

 

Chapter 8: Purpose  

 

Chapter 9: Context   

 

Chapter 10: The Statutory Text     

 

Chapter 11: Fundamental Principles

 

Chapter 12: Time in Statutory Interpretation       

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PART IV: INTERPRETATION  SPECIFIC

 

Chapter 13: Some Particular Provisions

 

Chapter 14: Inconsistency

 

Chapter 15: Some Types of Statute

 

Chapter 16: Common Law and Statute     

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PART V: THE DURATION OF LEGISLATION

 

Chapter 17: Coming into Force

 

Chapter 18: Retrospective Legislation

 

Chapter 19: Repeal  

 

Chapter 20: Amendment

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