eLearn: Statutory Interpretation – An Introduction

Szeto, Sharon and Sylvester, Lisa (2020) eLearn: Statutory Interpretation – An Introduction. LexisNexis Australia, Chatswood, Australia. ISBN 9780001562080


eLearn: Statutory Interpretation – an Introduction is an online resource that provides students of law and related disciplines with an interactive way to know, understand and practise the fundamentals of interpretation.

This digital resource provides activities that create an engaging way to improve the skills and knowledge that students acquire in their seminars and tutorials. It is designed to align with a semester course where statutory interpretation may be either a unit of study or embedded in another legal subject. It highlights the modern approach to statutory interpretation.

The resource serves as a revision and support tool. Students can stop an activity, logoff and resume at the point they last reached. Completing the reading and activities will take students 5–7 hours, depending on their level of interest and interaction with extra content such as flowcharts; how-to videos and glossaries. It is a companion resource for all foundations of law textbooks and units in which statutory interpretation is taught.

• Interactive timeline to understand England’s role in the development of Australia’s parliament
• Videos to support the practice of research skills
• Search activities that link to Federal Register of Legislation (also NSW and Victoria)
• A “hinty-bot” to provide tips on the learning journey
• Resource tab that includes useful links; downloadable documents; and a glossary of legal terms
• End of module quizzes

Related Titles
• Laying Down the Law, 10th Edition
• Quick Reference Card: Statutory Interpretation, 2nd edition
• LexisNexis Guide Series: Legislation and Statutory Interpretation, 4th edition
• Interpretation Acts in Australia - A practical guide for all legal practitioners dealing with legislation

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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice (1 Jul 2013 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice (1 Jul 2013 -)
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2020 06:29
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2020 06:07
Uncontrolled Keywords: statutory interpretation; Australia
Fields of Research (2008): 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180199 Law not elsewhere classified
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180120 Legal Institutions (incl. Courts and Justice Systems)
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180119 Law and Society
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970118 Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/39849

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