The Mechanics of Law Making

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Ilbert, Courtenay. The Mechanics of Law Making. New York: Columbia University Press, 1914. viii, 209 pp. Reprinted 2001 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-047156. ISBN 1-58477-044-9. Cloth. $70. * Text of a series of lectures delivered in October 1913 at Columbia University on judicial presence, English legislation and statutes, aspects of law drafting and codification. Ilbert also provides an example of the workings of the legislative process in his discussion of the origin and functions of the Parliamentary Counsel's office in England. Ilbert was the clerk of the House of Commons.
 

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Contents

THE LEGISLATURE AND THE DRAFTSMAN
1
THE REFORM OF THE ENGLISH STATUTE BOOK
24
THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LEGISLATION
44
ORIGIN AND FUNCTIONS OF THE PARLIAMENTARY COUNSELS OFFICE IN ENGLAND
56
DUTIES OF A GOVERNMENT DRAFTSMAN
70
RULES FOR THE GUIDANCE OF DRAFTSMEN
91
FORMS OF LEGISLATION
123
CODIFICATION
150
SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF MODERN LEGISLATION
181
INDEX
201
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