Overview: Introduction to Interpretation of Statutes is a study of rules of interpretation drawn from general scope and intention of the instrument or legislation. The book explains interpretation of statutes as a process which is adopted for determination of the meaning of a writing, to determine from its known elements its true meaning or the intent of the framers. The book explains interpretation of statutes not a science but an art to find out the meaning of words in the context of a given situation.
A book for understanding basic principles, internal and external aids to construction, rules of interpretation and recent trends of interpretation of statutes
Established principles of interpretation have been emphasized through the new case law dealing with new situations
Adopts a lucid and analytical approach
New to this edition
The present edition has been extensively revised to include developments after publishing of previous edition
Updated with landmark judgments on interpretation of statutes
Redundant content is deleted to maintain relevance to the topic