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LAW Foreign Legislation

Foreign law is the domestic, national or internal law of a country or jurisdiction.This guide is intended to help researchers locate the legislation of foreign jurisdictions.

Accessing the law of Australia

For Australian legal research, consider whether you are dealing with a Federal or state/territory law. The Federal system is called the Commonwealth.

Finding Legislation

Legislation is part of primary legal materials and includes Acts, Statutory Instruments, Orders in Council etc.  Internet sources to find legislation include Parliament's website or government website. Government websites have statutes and regulations.The government's website should have the most current legislation.

Legislatures and Government Websites