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Obligations law: Legislation & cases

Subjects: Law

Online sources of English legislation

Please see below a list of the more common online sources of UK Legislation.  It is important to know if you are looking for amended or unamended legislation.There are a number of subscription databases that have amended legislation and they also include other information (such as annotations) which may be useful.

Print resources

The practitioner's classics Halsbury's Statutes at KZ 2 & Current Law Statutes Annotated at KZ 5 --which have updating services to try to keep up to date with subsequent amendments

Some publishers produce subject collections of legislation to help the time poor student! But remember you may have to check in case there has been more recent legislative activity (new acts, or amendments or repeals of existing legislation) since the date of publication of the volumes...



For help with primary sources for other jurisdictions

Sources of English case law

Those court cases which are considered legally important are published in law report series.

The Law Bod has a pretty comprehensive holding of these volumes in their printed form, but subscription databases mean that holders of an Oxford SSO can access them online