Statutes in Common Law and Civil Law

Their Interpretation and Status
  • Maarten Henket


Statutes are an important source of legal rules. This is of course true by definition for code-based legal systems, but it is also increasingly true for present day common law systems.


Judicial Decision Legislative History Statutory Interpretation Dutch Supreme Legislative Purpose 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maarten Henket
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  1. 1.Department of Legal TheoryUtrecht UniversityNetherlands

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