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Author Great Britain. Parliament. Committee on the Preparation of Legislation.

Title The preparation of legislation : report of a committee appointed by the Lord President of the Council
Published London : H.M.S.O., [1975]


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Description xi, 184 pages ; 25 cm
Series Cmnd. ; 6053
Cmnd ; 6053
Contents Introduction -- Historical background -- Present drafting arrangements -- Outline of present legislative procedure for public bills -- Publication of statutes -- The criticism -- Factors to be taken into account in suggesting remedies -- The draftsman's present difficulties -- British and European approaches to legislation -- Conflicts -- Drafting techniques -- Anglo-Scottish legislation -- Amending existing legislation -- Consolidation -- Explanatory material -- How computers would help -- Fiscal legislation -- Parliamentary procedure and scrutiny of drafting -- Interpretation of statutes -- Summary of conclusions and recommendations
Analysis Great Britain Law Statutes Drafting & enactment Reports, surveys
Notes "Chairman: The Rt. Hon. Sir David Renton."
"Presented to Parliament by the Lord President of the Council by Command of Her Majesty, May 1975."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bill drafting -- Great Britain.
Legal composition.
Legislation -- Great Britain.
Author Renton, David, 1908-2007.
Great Britain. Privy Council.
LC no. 77359820
ISBN 0101605307