African Parliamentary Knowledge Network Legislative Handbook: Using Evidence to Design and Assess Legislation
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The African Parliamentary Knowledge Network’s mission is to increase the capacity and effectiveness of Parliaments by improving the skills of the parliamentarians and their staff. The APKN provides both a platform for sharing information between legislative bodies and by developing tools aimed at improving the quality of legislation. A significant accomplishment of the APKN to date has been the creation of the Drafting Guidelines, which offer instruction on the technical aspects of legislative drafting. To complement the Guidelines, this handbook is meant to offer instruction and advice on designing and assessing legislation through the use of an evidence-based methodology. The Handbook has been supported by the Africa i-Parliament Action Plan, a project funded by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
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Kealy, Sean J., "African Parliamentary Knowledge Network Legislative Handbook: Using Evidence to Design and Assess Legislation" (2013). Books. 39.