*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
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