Deciphering Legislative Vernacular: A Study on the Challenges and Solutions
Written on June, 2020
The lexicon of legislative language is often seen as an impenetrable domain, decipherable only by those who have extensive experience in the field. The situation becomes even more complex when considering multi-chamber legislative bodies, where different terms or identical terms with different meanings can exist in parallel. This essay aims to critically examine the complexities of legislative language and discuss an initiative that seeks to make legislative terminology more accessible and transparent to the public.