Principles of Statutory Interpretation (Also including the General Clauses Act, 1897) 2016
Justice G P Singh’s Principles of Statutory Interpretation is the most comprehensive and authoritative work on the subject. Widely quoted in judgments of the Supreme Court as well as various High Courts, this scholarly work illustrates and explains rules of interpretation in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner. This book contains critical analysis of important Indian and English decisions with references to authoritative foreign works such as Bennion on Statutory Interpretation. A leading commentary on the subject, this fourteenth edition captures and analyses the shift in the Supreme Court decisions from the earlier tradition of literal interpretation to purposive interpretation of statues. The present edition will be helpful in understanding the complexities and the nuances of the subject, and its practical application. For easy navigation and reference, a detailed alphabetical listing of statutes as well as an exhaustive subject index has been provided in this revised edition. This book is an essential reference for judges, lawyers, legislators, administrators, academics and scholars.