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Overhaul for UK law explanatory notes

[12 March 2015] The explanatory notes that accompany UK statutes are sometimes as turgid and impenetrable as the language of the law itself, but the Good Law Project – an initiative of the parliamentary counsel’s office – wants to change that. The project has run a consultation on a new style and format for the notes, and is now analysing the results. You can see the suggested approach, which features plenty of headings and short paragraphs, in PDF and html here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/explanatory-notes-for-bills-new-format

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