Strategic Considerations for Digital Transition in Legislative Drafting
Written on September, 2022
The imperative to digitise legislative drafting is universally acknowledged, but the roadmap to achieving this is rife with complexities. Although the overarching goal is to make the legislative process more streamlined, transparent, and efficient, the means to achieve this remain multifaceted and, at times, contentious. This essay seeks to examine the critical dimensions that legislative institutions must consider when making the transition from traditional to digital systems, focusing on the importance of clarity in purpose, early wins, the human element, and the necessity of a data repository.