CHIEF DIRECTORATE: STATE LAW ADVISORY SERVICES


Legal Drafting Resources

 

 

   South African Legal Information Institute (A free, searchable online database of legal material such as case law and legislation for Southern and Eastern Africa)

 

 

Provincial Intranet

Click here for: INTRANET Access to Butterworths/ Lexis-Nexis

 

 

International

 

ILI Legislative Drafting Manuals and Aids

ILI Legislative Dictionaries and References 

ILI Legal Omnibus Links

 

 

   

 

 

United Kingdom

 

UK Parliamentary Office Counsel Legislative Drafting

UK Parliamentary Office Counsel Links

 

The Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies at the University of London specialises in teaching and research in the field of legislative drafting and law reform.

 

 

Australia

 

  Drafting Styles: Fuzzy or Fussy?

 

ScalePlus Law Resource

 

 

Canada

www.davidelliott.ca/legislativedrafting.htm  A collection of articles/ papers on legislative drafting by Canadian lawyer David C Elliott

 

United States of America

 

  Resources for Legislative Attorneys

 

  More Legislative Drafting Resources: many interesting links and articles ...

 

 

Dictionaries

 

Oxford English Dictionary

 

Cambridge Dictionaries online

 

 

 Dictionary search

 

 

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