LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING

This course provides junior staff with an understanding of the legislative process and of the impact and effectiveness of legislation, as well as good writing and compositional skills. It was developed by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat's Legal and Constitutional Affairs Division (ComSec).

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Legislative Drafting Programme

Introduction.pdf
Licensees Guide.pdf

Sample Courses

Module 5a-s1.pdf
Module 5a-s2.pdf

Sample Exercise and Answer

Sample exercise
Sample answer

Projects

Sample project
Sample project answer

Materials

Materials book

 

Course content 

  • Instructor version
  • Orientation
  • Module 1A: Back to Basics
  • Module 1B: Getting Going
  • Module 2: Working within Limits
  • Module 3A: Making the Right Expression
  • Module 3B: Putting on the Style
  • Module 4: Getting Organised
  • Module 5A: Topping...
  • Module 5B: ... and Tailing
  • Module 6: Particular Cases
  • Materials
  • Audio Clips
  • Course Text
  • Projects
  • Project Answers
  • Exercises
  • Exercise Answers

 

  • Student version
  • Orientation
  • Module 1A: Back to Basics
  • Module 1B: Getting Going
  • Module 2: Working within Limits
  • Module 3A: Making the Right Expression
  • Module 3B: Putting on the Style
  • Module 4: Getting Organised
  • Module 5A: Topping...
  • Module 5B: ... and Tailing
  • Module 6: Particular Cases
  • Materials
  • Audio Clips
  • Course Text
  • Projects
  • Exercises

 

 

ENROL IN THIS COURSE

Enrol in the legislative drafting programme through the following partner institutions: