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Statutory interpretation and environmental law in Australia

Fuller, Benjamin


Introduction:........The first aim of this paper is to examine the potential of the ‘purposive’ approach, as compared to the ‘literal’ approach, to positively influence the environmental outcomes of the interpretation of environmental legislation. Chapter II introduces both the purposive and literal approaches and Chapter III examines their judicial application in a range of environmental disputes. This examination also provides examples of the way that judicial approaches to environmental...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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