Decoding the Legislative Language: A Quest for Simplicity and Accessibility
Written on June, 2020
Navigating the labyrinthine corridors of legislative language has long been a challenge for the average citizen. The issue goes beyond mere semantics; it is about making governance and policy decisions transparent and understandable. Despite being in the public domain, legislative jargon often serves as a gatekeeper, distancing the electorate from the decision-making process. This essay critically examines the complexities surrounding the simplification of legislative language and the strategies employed to make it more accessible.