Statutory Interpretation (11292.1)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 DR Maree SAINSBURY (Ph: +61 2 62015797 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This statutory interpretation unit builds on the knowledge, research and analytical skills taught in the Foundations of Law and Justice unit. It has a particular focus on general rules of interpretation, problem-solving and interpretive techniques, but allows for a particular focus on reflective and critical analysis of the jurisprudence of the Australian High Court.
This unit may be co-taught with a PG version of the unit.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain and analyse legislative process and the types, structure and components of legislation;
2. Use appropriate legal research techniques to locate a legislative provision relevant to solve a legal problem;
3. Apply general principles of statutory interpretation to solving legal problems;
4. Identify, interpret and apply various aids to statutory interpretation; and
5. Solve an interpretive problem and use critical analysis, evaluation and written communication skills to give a reasoned opinion as to the appropriate meaning of a legislative provision.
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