Plain English Movement: An Analysis

  • Isainee Bhupathy Raaj
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  • Isainee Bhupathy Raaj

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The plain English movement is a needed movement in across the globe to revise all the legal documents into plain English as any normal person can understand. It is existing for more than 5 decades and its progress consist of many ups and downs. Many countries have taken a step forward to develop and taking serious actions to bring in the usage of plain English in legal documents. This paper mainly deals about the criticism passed and will possibly suggest ideas relating to some of the issues applying in the plain English movement. This movement was started due to the disadvantages and criticism evolved in complex legal English. As legal documents and consumer related information having more complex terms as the public lacked clarity and conveyance of perfect applied information was not delivered by the current legal English people wanted a plain English movement to ensure that they can know the information in a clear and a simple way.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 4, Page 1092 - 1099


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