The fertility of judicial techniques of statutory interpretation is uniquely evidenced in the development of the jurisprudence supporting the award of civil pecuniary penalties for specific contraventions of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and equivalent provisions in the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) (ASIC Act).
|Title of host publication||Statutory Interpretation in Private Law|
|Editors||P Vines, MS Donald|
|Place of Publication||Australia|
|Number of pages||31|
|ISBN (Print)||978 1 76002 205 1|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
Paterson, J., & Bant, E. (2019). Intuitive Synthesis and Fidelity to Purpose? Judicial Interpretation of the Discretionary Power to Award Civil Penalties under the Australian Consumer Law. In P. Vines, & MS. Donald (Eds.), Statutory Interpretation in Private Law (1 ed., pp. 154-184). Federation Press.