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Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statutes

Ruth Sullivan

Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statutes

by Ruth Sullivan

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Published by Butterworths .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- Canada -- Interpretation and construction.,
  • Legislative bodies -- Canada.,
  • Legislation -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRuth Sullivan.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16190960M
    ISBN 10043343094X

    This book is now Out of Print. A new edition was published, see: Sullivan on The Construction of Statutes 5th ed isbn Sullivan and Driedger on The Construction of Statutes 4th ed.   The Fundamentals of Statutory Interpretation will assist practicing litigators, academics, and students with questions of statutory interpretation, and it will be an important addition to academic, courthouse, government, and private law firm libraries. Elmer A Driedger, The Construction of Statutes, 2nd ed (Toronto: Butterworths, ) at

    The leading Canadian text on the interpretation of statutes is Sullivan and Driedger on the Construction of Statutes. Elmer Driedger in the first edition of his text, in , stated what he called the modern principle as follows: “Today there is only one principle or approach, namely, the words of the Act are to be read in their entire. Sullivan, Ruth, Sullivan on the construction of statutes I Ruth Sullivan. - 6th ed. Includes index. Previous ed. published under title: Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statues. ISBN 1. Law-Canada-Interpretation and construction. I. Title. KES84S95 KFS95 C

    Pharmascience Inc v Binet, SCC 48 at para 30 citing Ruth Sullivan, Sullivan and Driedger on the Construction of Statutes, 4th ed (Butterworths, ) at Côté, Pierre-André, The Interpretation of Legislation in Canada, 4th ed (Carswell, ) at I‑21, s. Traditionally, the courts have preferred to ignore marginal notes in construing statutes. However, that attitude is changing; in one of its judgements, the Supreme Court relied on marginal notes (Sullivan, 4th ed., pp. ‑11).


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Ruth Sullivan, M.A., LL.B., B.C.L.,is one of Canada's leading experts in statutory interpretation and legislative drafting. Her books – Sullivan on the Construction of Statutes and Statutory Interpretation – are widely used by academics and lawyers, and have been cited in thousands of judicial decisions, including numerous judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Driedger on the Construction of Statutes Hardcover – Decem by Ruth Sullivan (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Ruth Sullivan. The Construction of Statutes Hardcover – December 1, by Elmer A Driedger (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Elmer A Driedger.

Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statutes — First published in Subjects Statutes, Law, Legislation, Interpretation and constructionPages: Driedger on the Construction of Statutes by Ruth Sullivan Published Decem by Butterworths Law (Canada).

There's no description for this book yet. Sullivan and Driedger on the Construction of Statutes. This completely revised and updated edition reviews the theories and principles of statutory interpretation from the current appellate courts2 point of view.

It continues the last edition2s systematic account and illustration of the rules, presumptions and techniques of statutory interpretation currently relied on by Canadian courts. Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statutes / by Ruth Sullivan. Sullivan and Driedger on thè Construction of Statutes.

Sullivan and Driedger on thè Construction of Statutes. Fourth Edition by Ruth Sullivan Professor of Law. University of Ottawa. And sometimes successive authors of a legal treatise share space in the title – Coke on Littleton, Sullivan and Driedger on the Construction of Statutes, etc.

No such staid conventions exist in the world of non-legal book titles. There’s even an annual prize for the oddest non-fiction book title. DRIEDGER’S “MODERN PRINCIPLE” AT THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA ences to Driedger’s words8; three other cases9cited the third edi- tion, Driedger on the Construction of Statutes10, by professor Ruth Sullivan, where the “modern principle” became the “modern rule” of statutory interpretation and was, in effect, recast in different terms Driedger on the Construction of Statutes.

Ruth Sullivan, Elmer A. Driedger. Butterworths, - Law - pages. 0 Reviews. This Canadian textbook for both students and practitioners explains the. Driedger on the Construction of Statutes Hardcover – Dec 31 by Ruth Sullivan (Author)Author: Ruth Sullivan.

Sullivan and Driedger on the Construction of Statutes first two distinctions and possibly the third as wel The Court i prepared to rely on legislative history for a wide range of purposes It also largely ignores traditional distinctions between the handling of legislative history in civil law as.

26 Sullivan on the Construction ofStatutes t - in the words of Gonthier 1., "the natural meaning which appears when the provision is simply read through"." This last sense of "ordinary meaning" is the one adopted in this text. Modern courts sometimes refer to Driedger.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Previous ed. published under title: Driedger on the construction of statues. Description. The construction of statutes: including a general discussion of certain foundational subjects, such as the nature and source of statute law, the separation of powers, the legislature and the legislative process, the initiative and the referendum, constitutional regulations relative to the form and the enactment of legislation, the pleading and proof of statutes.

Construction of Statutes Hardcover – Dec 1 by Elmer A. Driedger (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover, Dec 1 "Please retry" — — — Hardcover — Customers also viewed these products.

Page Author: Elmer A. Driedger. Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statutes., X: Toronto Public Library. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xliv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Chapter 1 --Reading Words in Their Entire Context: An Overview of this Book --Chapter 2 --Driedger's Modern Principle --Chapter 3 --Ordinary Meaning --Chapter 4 --Technical and Legal Meaning, Statutory Definitions, Interpretation Acts and Recurring Legislative Terminology --Chapter 5.

Sullivan has become so closely associated with the updated edition of the book that it has since been retitled, Sullivan on the Construction of Statutes. Family. Driedger was married to Elsie Driedger. and had two sons, Alan and Thomas Norman (Tom) Awards.

He was a recipient of an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa in Books and articles "Legislative Drafting" () "The Retrospective. Buy Driedger on the Construction of Statutes by Ruth Sullivan from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Fourth ed.

published under title: Sullivan and Driedger on the construction of statues. Summary This book on statutory interpretation in Canada offers a complete and up-to-date account of this subject, as established by the Supreme Court of Canada and other appellate courts.Get Textbooks on Google Play.

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