European Journal of Law Reform

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Keeling Schedules and Clarity in Amending Legislation

Keywords Keeling schedule, amending legislation, PACE
Authors Ronan Cormacain
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175091 Ronan Cormacain
Consultant Legislative Counsel.
  • Abstract

      Most legislation proceeds by way of amending existing legislation. It is difficult for the amending legislation to set out both the changes being made to the law as well as what the law will be after the changes. Various techniques for achieving clarity in amending legislation are analysed. The article concludes that the Keeling schedule is a useful tool for this purpose.

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