About CALC

CALC is the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel. CALC's object is to promote cooperation in matters of professional interest among people in the Commonwealth engaged in legislative drafting or in training people in legislative drafting. CALC has members in most parts of the Commonwealth.

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About CALC

CALC is the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel. CALC's object is to promote cooperation in matters of professional interest among people in the Commonwealth engaged in legislative drafting or in training people in legislative drafting. CALC has members in most parts of the Commonwealth.

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Conferences

The 2019 CALC Conference will be held in Livingstone, Zambia, in April 2019. 

  • Preparations for the 2019 CALC Conference have begun.
  • As soon as further details are available, they will be published here.

The first CALC Europe Regional Conference will be held in Jersey in September 2018.

  • the theme is "Delivering Brexit: Legislative Sprint or Marathon?" 
  • the call for papers is on the Conference page.

There is also other information about conferences on the Conference page.

Latest Newsletter

  • December 2017 Newsletter ( 2.79 MB | )

Latest Loophole

Employment

For a more information about Employment opportunities and Contract drafters, please see the Employment page.

Position Closing Date Information for applicants
Legislative drafter -- Falkland Islands Government 16 March 2018 (noon GMT) Info (36 KB)  
Consultancy opportunities -- legislative drafting services -- Bermuda 9 February 2018

Info (87 KB)

Info (17 KB)

 
Parliamentary Counsel (Agency Head)
New South Wales Parliamentary Counsel’s Office
5 February 2018 Info (198 KB) Role description
Call for applications for scholarships and visiting professors for fully-funded 18-month LLM in legislative law and drafting (2018/2019 academic year) in 3 European Universities 28 February 2018 Info (481 KB)

Application for scholarships

Online platform for applications

Application for visiting professors

Services

CALC has a number of services that are provided for the benefit of members and legislative drafting offices.

These services include:

  • advertising drafting positions
  • the CALC online drafting advice service
  • the CALC office organisation advice service.

For more details, please see the CALC Services Page.

Publications catalogue

Find papers and articles published in the Newsletter or Loophole.

View Publications catalogue

Forum

The forum is only available for registered and logged in members.

Drafting manuals

CALC provides links to drafting manuals that are on the websites of various drafting offices.

View Drafting manuals page

Training

CALC provides links to information about various courses and training in legislative drafting.

View training page