LAWS314 - Statutory Interpretation
Prerequisites: LAWS104 Legal Reading, Writing and Research; LAWS107 Public Law
Teaching Organisation: 4 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent
Statutory Interpretation deals with the law governing the determination of legal meaning and the effect of legislation. This unit considers the legislative process and the identification of applicable statute law. It examines legislative interpretation principles, aids and techniques and the practical application of these in real-world contexts. In this unit, students will develop their skills in legislative research, legislative interpretation and in the communication of legal opinion.