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Legislation: Further help

Subjects: Law

Looking for legislation from a jurisdiction not mentioned in this guide?

The free web can help - if you are careful picking the sites which come up in a general search

Third Party Collectors

Other institutions such as

  • international organisations
  • educational and research centres

may be collecting examples of legislation in various subject areas across many jurisdictions.

However, do not expect/rely on these websites to be up to date.

Translations


Except where English is the or an official language of the jurisdiction concerned, translations into English are not authoritative texts, but can be useful in academic studies. Once again it pays to check the date of the translation - these can offer suffer from a time lag.

Looking for legislation from a jurisdiction not mentioned in this guide?

The free web can help - if you are careful picking the sites which come up in a general search

Make every effort to find the official website of

  • the relevant legislative authority (parliament, national assembly etc)
  • the official gazette

The online legal research guides & sites linked below should help you find them.

Pay attention to any statements on these websites as to currency of information

Translations


Except where English is the or an official language of the jurisdiction concerned, translations into English are not authoritative texts, but can be useful in academic studies. Once again it pays to check the date of the translation - these can offer suffer from a time lag.