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

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