Guide to Legislative Drafting in South Africa, A (eBook)

Product Attributes

  • eBook
  • 9780702198748
  • 1st Edition
  • 168 Pages
  • 2002


Burger, AJ


R 465.00

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.

Contents Include:

  • 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

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Legislative drafters
  • Legal practitioners
  • Paralegals
  • Law students
  • Academics