Plain Language in Legislative Drafting: An Achievable Objective or a Laudable Ideal? (2002)

In a panel discussion chaired by Joseph Kimble, Brian Hunt and Peter Butt argued the assumptions behind the use of plain legal language. Brian posed the questions: Is there really a demand for plain language legislation? Would plain language legislation function as intended? Peter presented evidence from recent research supporting the claim that plain language benefits legal documents and statutes.

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Brian Hunt. Plain Language in Legislative Drafting: An Achievable Objective or a Laudable Ideal? 2002. Web. 21 Oct. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/plain2/legdraft/legdraft.pdf>
Brian Hunt (2002). Plain Language in Legislative Drafting: An Achievable Objective or a Laudable Ideal?. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/plain2/legdraft/legdraft.pdf
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