Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1: Researching Legislative Intent

Chapter 2: Understanding Statutes: The Process of a Bill

Chapter 3: Intrinsic Aids to Statutory Interpretation

Chapter 4: Extrinsic Aids to Statutory Interpretation: Legislative Debates

Chapter 5: Extrinsic Aids to Statutory Interpretation: Committees

Chapter 6: Extrinsic Aids to Statutory Interpretation: Other Sources

Chapter 7: How to Trace the Legislative Evolution of a Statute

Chapter 8: How to Trace the Legislative History of a Statute

Chapter 9: Interpretation of Treaties with Indigenous Peoples

Chapter 10: Statutory Instruments, Royal Prerogative, and Delegated Legislation

Chapter 11: Tracing the Evolution and History of a Regulation

Appendix 1: Definitions of Regulations

Appendix 2: Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Parliamentary Libraries and Archives in Canada

Appendix 3: Process of a Bill

Glossary

Index

About the Authors

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