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)
Click here for: INTRANET Access to Butterworths/ Lexis-Nexis
ILI Legislative Drafting Manuals and Aids
ILI Legislative Dictionaries and References
ILI Legal Omnibus Links
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.
Drafting Styles: Fuzzy or Fussy?
ScalePlus Law Resource
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 ...
Oxford English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online
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