It is an encyclopaedic work and an essential reference for every law library and has over 1,35,000 entries and more than 8,50,000 references. It includes wide-ranging updates of legislative and judicial definitions from 26 High Courts. It also includes a collection of Latin terms, Legal Maxims, Historical/Archival words, definitions from standard legal textbooks, European legal terms, and Indian regional terms. Judicial definitions are sourced from about a hundred years of Indian case law through National and State law journals. All aspects and areas of law are covered including important current topics under IPRs, Cyber Law, and International Law. We have ensured that this Lexicon accomplishes the true functions of a legal dictionary. It is intended to supply a key to the great works in Indian jurisprudence, and to serve as an aid to the use of those works, and to define and explain the various meanings,which are or have been attached to them in our legal literature.
This classic work on interpretation of statutes has been referred to and quoted in over 500 judgments. All rules of interpretation have been illustrated and explained in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner. It sets out the rules of statutory interpretation in both Indian and Foreign historical background and outlines the views of great jurists. It contains references to authoritative foreign works like Bennion on Statutory Interpretation and other major international texts. This work contains critical analyses of all important Indian and English decisions. The present edition has been brought up-to-date with case-law from India and abroad.