Table of Contents


Part One: Introduction

Chapter 1: Introduction to Statute Law

Chapter 2: Introduction to Statutory Interpretation

Chapter 3: The Entire Context

Part Two: Establishing First Impression Meaning

Chapter 4: Ordinary Meaning

Chapter 5: Technical Meaning and Meanings Fixed by Law

Chapter 6: Shared and Bijural Meaning

Chapter 7: Original Meaning

Part Three: Analyzing the Entire Context

Chapter 8: Textual Analysis

Chapter 9: Reliance on Components

Chapter 10: The Legislative Context

Chapter 11: Purposive Analysis

Chapter 12: The External Context

Chapter 13: Consequential Analysis

Chapter 14: Legal Policy Analysis

Chapter 15: Interpreting Aboriginal Law

Chapter 16: Reliance on Extrinsic Aids

Part Four: Achieving Harmony

Chapter 17: Plausible Interpretation, Mistakes, and Gaps

Chapter 18: Presumed Compliance with Constitutional Law, Common Law, and International Law

Chapter 19: Overlap and Conflict

Part Five: Presumptions Governing the Application of Legislation

Chapter 20: Presumed Application: Time, Territory, and the Crown

Table of Cases


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