Priorities for the Modernisation of Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth Community
About the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel | Written on January, 2023
Legislative drafting, a cornerstone of democratic governance, is a discipline characterised by its intricate processes and complex methodologies. Over centuries, this craft has been honed, refined and passed down through generations of legal professionals. Recently, however, the advent of technology and digital tools have heralded a new era for legislative drafting. These modern resources promise to streamline operations, enhance efficiency, and fundamentally reshape the way laws are made. This essay will delve into the priorities for modernising legislative drafting within the Commonwealth community, focusing on the transformative role of digital technologies.