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Incorporation by Reference in Legislation

John Mark Keyes.

in Statute Law Review

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 0 words.

This article deals with an important, if somewhat controversial, drafting technique: incorporation by reference. This technique involves providing in a legislative text that material...

A Tale of Two Cities—Legislating for Member Remuneration at Cardiff Bay and at Westminister

Keith Bush.

in Statute Law Review

January 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 4193 words.

The note sets out the pre-legislative and legislative history of the National Assembly for Wales (Remuneration) Measure 2010, which has transferred to an independent body, all...

Improving Our Democracy or a Fraud on the Community? A Closer Look at New Zealand’s Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993

Caroline Morris.

in Statute Law Review

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 0 words.

This article examines New Zealand’s statute for the holding of popular eferendums, the Citizens Initiated Referenda Act. It considers the policy ntentions behind the CIR Act, and asks how...

Determining Capacity to Make Medical Treatment Decisions: Problems Implementing the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Emma Cave.

in Statute Law Review

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Primary Sources of Law. 11941 words.

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 sets out a ground-breaking statutory framework to empower and protect vulnerable people who are incapable of making their own decisions. The Act incorporates...

The Language of the Law in Multilingual contexts—Unpicking the English of the EU Courts’ Judgments

Susan Wright.

in Statute Law Review

June 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Primary Sources of Law. 4016 words.

This brief article is based on a paper given at a workshop at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London in June 2015. After outlining the salient features of the system for managing...

Affirmative Action, Gender Equality, and Increased Participation for Women, Which Way for Ghana?

Estelle Matilda Appiah.

in Statute Law Review

October 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Primary Sources of Law. 4811 words.

This paper describes the initiatives taken by the Republic of Ghana to enact an Affirmative Action (Gender Equality) Bill that is in consonance with the 1992 Fourth Republican Constitution...

Defending Due Deference: Probing Procedural Propriety in Proportionality

Francis Ho-Chai Chung.

in Statute Law Review

October 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Primary Sources of Law. 11236 words.

Two problems plague the proportionality test under the Human Rights Act 1998. The first is the tension between substantive and process review. Another is potential judicial fallibility....