Bennion on Statutory Interpretation

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Seventh Edition (incorporating the Supplement to the 7th Edn), March 2019

Bennion on Statutory Interpretation is the leading work on statutory interpretation. It provides a clear and comprehensive guide to understanding, interpreting and applying legislation. Regularly used by practitioners and academics, and frequently cited in judgments throughout the common law world, it is a trusted and authoritative resource.

The material in the seventh edition has been extensively restructured, and in places rewritten, to improve accessibility and enhance the content. The edition has been produced by a new editorial team, with Professor David Feldman QC (Hon) FBA, Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, as consultant editor to authors Diggory Bailey and Luke Norbury.

Key features:

  • comprehensive and up to date account of statutory interpretation

  • logical structure and overviews enable readers to find information quickly

  • each section begins with a succinct legal proposition, which is followed by more detailed commentary and analysis

  • extensive examples illustrate the application of principles discussed in the text