Title

Chapter 12: Statutory Interpretation

Publication Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

8-2015

Abstract

The importance of statutory interpretation canno be overstated. While Singapore is a common law system, its lwas also comprise statutes. Each statue must be interpreted and then applied to the case at hand. The theory and practice of interpreting statutes is the law of statutory interpretation.

Discipline

Asian Studies | Law | Legislation

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

The Legal System of Singapore: Institutions, Principles and Practices

Editor

Gary Chan & Jack Lee

First Page

403

Last Page

453

ISBN

9789814608404

Publisher

LexisNexis

City or Country

Singapore

Additional URL

http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814608404