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Guide to Legislative Drafting in South Africa, 1st Edition

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Product Details:

Author(s): Burger, AJ
Page count: 168
ISBN: 9780702157295
Languages(s): English,
Year Published: 2002
Categories: Legal Interpretation, Law, Law, Law,
Type: Print

About this publication

A Guide to Legislative Drafting in South Africa identifies the key aspects of legislative drafting, providing a clear and practical guide to the subject. It unravels the mysteries and complexities of statutory writing, presenting it to the reader in a structured and understandable manner.


  • Communicating in legal language
  • The legislative process in South Africa
  • Legal research
  • Legal interpretation
  • The structure of a Bill
  • Principles of drafting
  • Drafting in plain English (including a section on the use of correct English)
  • Legal punctuation
  • Miscellaneous provisions
  • Appendices:  
    - Bill of Rights
    - Interpretation Act 1957

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