Ilbert, Sir Courtenay. Legislative Methods and Forms. Originally published: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1901. xxxi, 372 pp. Reprinted 2008 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778899. ISBN-10: 158477889X. Cloth. New. $95. * Reprint of the sole edition. "The author's position, as Parliamentary Counsel to the Treasury, is a sufficient guaranty of the worth of any work from his hands on the subject of legislative methods, since upon him rests the responsibility for the drafting and form at every stage of all the Government bills introduced into the British Parliament. From a man who has so ably filled this important office much was to be expected, and those who will have the good fortune to read Sir Courtenay Ilbert's book will be in no wise disappointed. (...) In short, it would be difficult to imagine a book of more use to the practical legislator. The style is so clear and pleasant, and the subject matter of such vital importance, that notwithstanding the necessarily technical nature of portions it is of great interest even to the unlearned reader." F.R.T., Harvard Law Review 15 (1901-02) 161-62.
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