*For LLB, BAdmin, BA specialising in law and BCom Taxation Statute law: (a) General introduction: relationship between text and context (b) What is legislation: categories and types of legislation (c) The structure and format of legislation (enacted law texts) (d) Commencement, amendment and demise of legislation Principles of interpretation: (a) How to interpret legislation: various theories and methods of interpretation and the influence of the supreme Constitution on statutory interpretation (b) Internal and external aids to determine the legislative purpose (c) So-called peremptory and directory provisions (d) Statutory interpretation and judicial lawmaking (e) Basic principles of constitutional interpretation
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Faculty of Humanities
Language of tuition
Both Afr and Eng
Period of presentation
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