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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