Legislating Statutory Interpretation under the Victorian Charter: An Unusual Tale of Judicial Disengagement with Rights-Compatible Interpretation

Micah Rankin, Lorne Neudorf and Christopher Hunt (eds), Legislating Statutory Interpretation: Perspectives from the Common Law World (2018, Thomson Reuters Canada, Toronto)

Posted: 11 Mar 2019

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Julie Debeljak

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 30, 2018

Abstract

This book chapter considers the legislative direction for human right-compatible interpretation under the Victorian Charter for Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic).

Keywords: Victorian Charter, human rights, human rights instruments, statutory interpretation, rights-compatible interpretation

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

Debeljak, Julie, Legislating Statutory Interpretation under the Victorian Charter: An Unusual Tale of Judicial Disengagement with Rights-Compatible Interpretation (July 30, 2018). Micah Rankin, Lorne Neudorf and Christopher Hunt (eds), Legislating Statutory Interpretation: Perspectives from the Common Law World (2018, Thomson Reuters Canada, Toronto), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3337233

Julie Debeljak (Contact Author)

Monash University - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Clayton, Victoria 3800
Australia

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