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.

Read more

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

 CALC Conference 2019 -- Zambia, 1-3 April 2019

This Conference will be held at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort, in Livingstone, Zambia, 1-3 April 2019. 

Conference details and registration information can be found on the Conferences page.

Participants should register for the conference and book their accommodation as quickly as possible.

(The number wishing to attend the last two CALC conferences exceeded the number of places available.)

Latest Newsletter

  • September 2018 Newsletter ( 2.35 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
Office of the Legislative Counsel, Belfast, Northern Ireland - Second Legislative Counsel (deputy head of office) -- Belfast, Northern Ireland 5 October 2018, 12 noon (UK time) Role description (13.5 KB) Apply online
Parliamentary Counsel, Office of Parliamentary Counsel, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Tasmania -- Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 20 August 2018, 11.55pm (AEST) Statement of duties and information for applicants Apply online
Assistant and Senior Assistant Parliamentary Counsel (Pool), Parliamentary Counsel's Office, Western Australia -- Perth, Western Australia, Australia 10 July 2018, 4.30pm (WST) 

Role description (205 KB)

Role description (22 KB)

  Apply online
Parliamentary Counsel (CEO level), Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel -- Department of the Premier and Cabinet -- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 8 June 2018

Description (939 KB)

Description (847 KB)

Apply online
Senior Legislative Counsel (Law Reform) -- Cayman Islands Government, George Town, Cayman Islands 25 May 2018

Info (544 KB)

Specification (1.3 MB)

Application form online
Legislative Counsel x 2 (Legislative Drafting) -- Cayman Islands Government, George Town, Cayman Islands 25 May 2018

Info (532 KB)

Specification (958 KB)

Application form online
Legislative Drafter -- Full time 1-year contract (renewable for up to 1 year) -- Legislative Drafting Office -- St Helier, Jersey 18 May 2018, 6pm (GMT)

Info (875 KB)

Specification (15KB)

Role description

Apply online

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