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Bilingual legislation: the consistency between two languages of law

Citation: Ismail, Norismizan Haji (2012) Bilingual legislation: the consistency between two languages of law. Masters thesis, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study.


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This dissertation gives an analysis of the importance of consistency as an essential element in achieving quality in bilingual legislation. It explains the concept of bilingual legislation and the process of bilingual legislative drafting, making references to jurisdictions which deals with bilingual legislation with background on the constitutional and legislative framework. The author identifes the possible solutions that have been undertaken by jurisdictions associated with bilingual legislation in order to achieve consistency between the two language versions of the same law.

Additional Information: Master dissertation (merit) - LLM in Advanced Legislative Studies
Creators: Ismail, Norismizan Haji and
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Subjects: Law
Keywords: Legislation, Drafting, Bill drafting, Legislative studies, Language, Translation
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections: Theses and Dissertations
  • September 2012 (submitted)


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