Justice G P Singh’s Principles of Statutory Interpretation is the most comprehensive and authoritative work on the subject. Widely quoted in judgments of the Supreme Court as well as various High Courts, this scholarly work illustrates and explains rules of interpretation in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner. A leading commentary on the subject, this fifteenth edition captures and analyses the shift in the Supreme Court decisions from the earlier tradition of literal interpretation to purposive interpretation of statues. The present edition will be helpful in understanding the complexities and the nuances of the subject, and its practical application.
This classic work on the interpretation of statutes has been referred to and quoted in numerous judgments
Rules of interpretation have been illustrated and explained in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner
Sets out the rules of statutory interpretation in both Indian and Foreign historical backgrounds and outlines the views of great jurists
Contains references to authoritative foreign works like Bennion on Statutory Interpretation and other major international texts
Includes critical analyses of important Indian and English decisions