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Law: Secondary Sources: Statutes annotators

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What is an annotator?

  • An annotator is a secondary source containing critical commentary and explanatory notes on legislation and/or cases.

What is a statutes annotator?

  • A statutes annotator not only contains the text of the relevant statute but may also include the history of a provision, commentary explaining the operation of the statutory provision and references to relevant case law and journal articles.

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