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  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Benedict is an Honorary Research Fellow of the UWA Law School. Benedict's primary academic appointment is as Career Development Fellow in Law at Hertford College, Oxford, where he teaches Constitutional Law and Administrative Law. He has held visiting academic appointments at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of London), The University of Western Australia (Law School) and The University of Hong Kong (Centre for Comparative and Public Law).  Benedict’s primary area of research is statutory interpretation. His work covers related public law issues and extends to comparative public law, with a focus on Commonwealth countries.


  • Law
  • Public law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative law
  • Statutory interpretation

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human rights Social Sciences
legislation Social Sciences
common law Social Sciences
New Zealand Social Sciences
interpretation Social Sciences
jurisdiction Social Sciences
bill Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences

Research Output 2009 2018

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Other contribution
  • 1 Non-UWA Thesis

Submission on the Human Rights Bill 2018, Clause 48

Coxon, B., 26 Nov 2018, Parliament of Queensland.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
human rights

Human Rights at Common Law: Two Interpretive Principles

Coxon, B., 2014, In : Statute Law Review. 35, 1, p. 35-49 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

common law
human rights
New Zealand

Interpretive Provisions in Human Rights Legislation: A Comparative Analysis

Coxon, B., 2014, 296 p.

Research output: ThesisNon-UWA Thesis

human rights
New Zealand

Open to Interpretation: The Implication of Words into Statutes

Coxon, B., 2009, In : Statute Law Review. p. 1-37 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle