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Presumptions in Statutory Interpretation
Thursday 31 August 2017, 01:00pm - 02:00pm

Statutory Interpretation is of central importance to all lawyers and Barristers. Attend this CPD and learn about the presumptions that may apply in the interpretation of both legislation and other formal legal materials you deal with in your practice.

Venue: Law Society Northern Territory, Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street, Darwin
Cost: $99 incl GST
Level: Suitable for all levels of legal practice

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This workshop examines the role of presumptions and the principle of legality in statutory interpretation. It will provide an overview of the major issues for newly admitted practitioners, as well as a refresher for more experienced practitioners.
The following will be covered:
- The principle of legality: statutory interpretation and common law rights
- The role of other common law presumptions
- Practical examples and relevant High Court case law.


Presenter: Shelley Eder, Charles Darwin University

Shelley Eder is a Lecturer at Charles Darwin University. She has lectured in Legal Process, Introduction to Law, Legal Interpretation and Advanced Torts. Prior to joining CDU she worked for many years in the community legal sector, where she specialised in the area of Social Security Law.


Earn 1 CPD point in Substantive Law (SL)

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Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800

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Darwin NT 0801


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