Key Highlights:- ? Thoroughly revised and comprehensive commentary on Interpretation of Statutes and principles governing it ? Incorporates recent notable judicial decisions ? The book has been cited by Courts in India and Sri Lanka ? Contemporary issues are highlighted analyzing the implications of the recent SC rulings ? It analyses significant decisions where courts have interpreted the statutes using the canons of interpretation. ? The book provides in-depth analysis along with illustrations on (i) Golden rule of Interpretation; (ii) Mandatory and directory provisions; and (iii) External aids to Interpretation. ? Landmark case law, of both Indian and Foreign jurisdictions, have been included. ? The book follows a user-friendly format with: (i) Cases illustrating the application of the rules of interpretation set out in tabular form (ii) Judicial interpretation of legal maxims has been presented in tabular form ? The book is a standard reference for Judges, Presiding officers, Members, Chairpersons of Tribunals/ Commissions, Judicial Academies-National and State, Legal Practitioners, Law firms, Libraries of Courts and Tribunals, In-house counsels, Government Departments, Parliament Library, State Assembly Libraries, Libraries of law colleges/universities, students and research scholars.