Training on Legislative Drafting

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About the Course

Good quality legislation is one of the most fundamental tenets of any modern and civilized democratic society. The process of developing such legislation is as critical as the product.

This course will build the capacity of participants to develop effective, evidence-based policies and then translate that policy into legislation.

Target Participants

This training course is ideal for all those responsible for the design and planning of policies, and for the legislative drafters and legal counsel who are tasked with turning these policies into good quality legislation.

Course duration

5 Days

Course Outline

  •          Policy Making and the Law: Some Basic Principles
  •       The Policy Formulation Process
  •          Translating Policy into Legislation
  •          Principles and Tenets of Legislative Drafting
  •          Drafting Tools: Reference Laws in Legislative Drafting
  •          Stages of Drafting a bill
  •          Salient features of a bill
  •          Language and Formatting in bill drafting
  •          Pre- Publication Scrutiny
  •          The Legislative Process
  •         Amendment of Legislation

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: [email protected]


The training fee covers tuition fees, learning materials, and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: [email protected]

What you will learn

What you will learn

By the end of this training the participants will learn to:

  •          Translate a policy into a legislation
  •          Draft quality legislation
  •          Take a bill through the legislative process
  •          Draft amendment of legislation