Reasons for the Interpretation of Legislation
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Reasons for the Interpretation of Legislation

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    Charles M.
    GB
    Charles M.

    The main reasons for the interpretation of legislation are: • Drafting difficulties • Difficulties in applying law in the future • Inconsistencies in legislation and other laws The main rules for interpretation of legislation are • The literal rule were words mean what they say • The liberal rule were the meaning is expanded • The golden rule were the meaning gives effect to parliamentary intention • The mischief rule were the words reflect the evil to be solved as well as the Act to interpretate

    Sorie T.
    SL
    Sorie T.

    Thanks

    Nöelle L.
    IE
    Nöelle L.

    An act must be construed as a whole and reasonably capable and a meaning of "literal rule" and obscurity is a result of the "golden rule". Apart from these specific rules there is statutes like no binding of the crown, don't operate retrospectively were law is concerned.

    Peter Awuni A.
    GH
    Peter Awuni A.

    That's absolutely right

    Joseph S.
    UG
    Joseph S.

    Below are the Reasons for the Interpretation of Legislation Legislation is required to be interpreted for many reasons including: 1. Drafting difficulties original instructions may be unclear legislation may be silent on a particular issue legislation may be ambiguous legislation may be unclear or confusing on a certain point/media 2. Difficulties in applying legislation in the future In spite of anticipating future developments, not all events can be foreseen, making it necessary to interpret the words in statutes in new situations as they arise 3. Inconsistencies in legislation and other laws Acts of parliament may be inconsistent with other acts of parliament or delegated legislation and require clarification b

    Nelson A.
    KE
    Nelson A.

    What hapens in a situation whereby,according to the court's interpretation,an act of parliament is inconsistent with other existing laws;does it overrule the act?

    Nora S.
    US
    Nora S.

    he interpretation is the process by which courts interpret and apply legislation. Some amount of interpretation is often necessary when a case involves a statute.

    Primrose C.
    BS
    Primrose C.

    Does all legislation interpretate parliaments intent and do all legislation after it has been drafted use plain English that makes interpretation easier.

    Mallo J.
    KE
    Mallo J.

    Legal drafters must be encouraged to draft legislations simple clear language . This implies that they should focus on the wider audience...a lot of legalese might not necessary.

    Queenielyn C.
    JP
    Queenielyn C.

    Reasons for the Interpretation of Legislation Legislation is required to be interpreted for many reasons including: 1. Drafting difficulties original instructions may be unclear legislation may be silent on a particular issue legislation may be ambiguous legislation may be unclear or confusing on a certain point/media 2. Difficulties in applying legislation in the future In spite of anticipating future developments, not all events can be foreseen, making it necessary to interpret the words in statutes in new situations as they arise 3. Inconsistencies in legislation and other laws Acts of parliament may be inconsistent with other acts of parliament or delegated legislation and require clarification

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