Principles of interpretation
A Kindle ebook by Sandeep Bhalla.
Principles of interpretation is a kindle ebook, written for beginners and expert alike for those interested in law. Reading laws i.e. bare legislation itself can be tedious. In law an ‘and’ is not always an ‘and’ but can be an ‘or’. ‘Shall’ can be ‘may be’ or ‘vice versa or a ‘must be’, depending upon the context. Here is a book to understand this jargon:
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The book cites precedents and where available, live source of the judgement relied upon. A must for a practising lawyer and a student alike.
About Principles of Interpretation:
Principles of interpretation are often not the law but they always have force of law. Reading and understanding a legal document requires understanding the principles with which to read the document. An easy example is what if a particular passage is susceptible to two meanings or what if there is no punctuation or if punctuation is there and it changes the meaning. It is said that there is no greater irony than to read anything literally and thus misreading it completely.
This book deals with most of the established principles of interpretation of laws and other legal documents including popular maxims in India, as accepted by the Courts with reference to reported cases and its citations.
Why this cover?
The cover page uses covers as picture. But why? Well I leave it to the imagination of readers.
P.S.: This book was published in January 2015, my apologies that I inadvertently missed to update the blog about it, earlier.