The Complexity and Modernisation Imperatives in Legislative Drafting: A Multi-Jurisdictional Analysis
Written on September, 2022
The legislative drafting process serves as the cornerstone of effective governance, translating political will and societal needs into actionable law. However, it is a function that varies in its complexity and challenges across jurisdictions. This essay critically examines the nuanced differences and similarities in legislative drafting practices within diverse legislative environments. It also delves into the demands and challenges faced by drafting offices, looking at the role of technology as a possible enabler for modernisation.