The Making of Statutory Instruments

  • Jeremy S. Williams


Professor Williams discusses Parliamentary procedure in the creation of subordinate legislation while also treating the substance of statutory instruments. Canadian procedure is compared with that of other Commonwealth countries. An evaluative review of the present system is put forth in light of the recent Report of the Special Committee on Statutory Instruments. Consideration of the changes and reforms sug gested, by the Special Committee is accompanied by an analysis of the issues and choices involved in any reform that may be undertaken. This article presents comprehensive statement by theoretical examination of contemplated reform in this area of the law.