The 4 Steps to Statute Interpretation
Get the Facts
Locate a Relevant Statute
Analyze the Statute
The conclusion of the process of statute interpretation encompasses the combination of all steps that preceded it. It will have made use of and employed each individual course of action.
The first facts that will have been acquired will have, then, served the purpose of leading to the location of the relevant statute. When the statute is eventually broken down, the results rendered will be presented with the utmost clarity. The specified process provides for the results of such statute interpretation to be thorough and, possibly even, may seem to surpass any additional issues the court may wish to raise.
These steps will allow for the increased efficiency of the legal process, thus, allowing for more time to be better spent on pertinent concerns such as the pleadings and final judgment.