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Thursday, 28 October 2010

Plain Language Movement

Does the Plain Languge Movement for writing of laws, require Cooperation from the drafters as well as the Courts? As the movement is likely to fail if the plainly drafted law, that is so written for a plain man, is not interpreted by the Court plainly (literal rule) as understood by a man of ordinary prudence. OR this situation casts more burden on the drafters to be more vigilant in drafting so that the Court need not wnader around the rules of interpretation that are foreign to the prudence of ordinary man.

Plain Language Movement, makes the job of the drafter more complex; but the law, to be plain.