Statutory Interpretation – A Companion
This paper provides an overview of the fundamentals in statutory interpretation. It is aimed at junior and general practitioners, though more senior practitioners may find it to be a helpful refresher on statutory interpretation. The paper provides background information on enactments, generally and in Alberta, then delves into principles of statutory interpretation, including the interpretation of words, phrases, and acts as a whole.
This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Administrative Law Fundamentals program in Edmonton on February 1, 2018 and in Calgary on February 8, 2018.
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