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This database allows searching of more than 200 databases containing legislation, case-law, law reform reports and legal journals from 28 countries including the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Mongolia and East Timor.

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The Institute provides free access to primary (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals); and secondary (e.g. law reform and royal commission reports) Australasian legal materials.

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The Institute provides access to the most comprehensive set of British and Irish primary legal materials that are available for free and in one place on the Internet.

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The Canadian Legal Information Institute provides free access to a comprehensive collection of Canadian legal information.

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New Zealand and Australian primary and secondary sources on tax, employment, company, and health and safety law.

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The Commonwealth Legal Information Institute provides free access to legal information from 59 Commonwealth and common law countries and territories.

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Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.
Coverage: 1999 to present (Full text)
Judgements dating from 1999 are available.
EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law. Consult the Official Journal of the European Union as well as the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals.

Search, find and compare laws from 79 countries, using a user-friendly search engine that is aimed at legal information professionals.

Coverage: 1854-1985

Hansard NZ debates from Hathi trust. 1854-1985 contain debates of the Legislative Council and the House of Representatives; 1951 etc., the debates of the House of Representatives (Legislative Council abolished Jan. 1951). Vol. numbering begins with 4th Parliament, 2nd session (1867) Vols. for 1st-4th Parliament, 1st session (1854/55-1864/66).

Coverage: 2003 to present

Hansard is the official report of debate in the House of Representatives. It’s produced by editors, who go into the debating chamber and report what members of Parliament (MPs) say. The report is then published online and in print. Commonly known as Hansard, its actual name is Parliamentary Debates (Hansard).

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HeinOnline provides access to around 1200 classic legal texts, law journals, US statutory and legal resources, the European Centre for minority issues and the full reprint of the English reports (1220-1867).

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The Hong Kong Legal Information Institute provides free access to primary legal information (and some publicly available secondary materials) relating to Hong Kong.

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A searchable database of the ICJ's (International Commission of Jurists) press releases, reports, legal documents & key external legal materials.

ICLR (The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales) publishes case law from the Superior and Appellate Courts in England and Wales. ICLR Online is the hub of legal authorities dating back to 1865. A dedicated case law platform presenting the cases that matter in a comprehensive and readable format. Dynamic links aid navigation through documents in HTML and PDF formats.

A searchable index of legal essays from several English language jurisdictions. Jointly produced by the University of Auckland and the Law Foundation of New Zealand - Te Manatu a Ture o Aotearoa.
Coverage: 1980 to present (Some full text)
Articles from all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers, including more than 200 titles in full text.
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Access to state and federal case law; codes and statutes; court documents; over 3.5 billion public records; business news, legal news, regional news etc.

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New Zealand statutes, case law and commentary.

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This database will cease on 1 December 2017, please see Lexis Advance.
New Zealand statutes, case law and commentary.
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LII is provided by the Cornell Law School and offers access to selected United States primary and secondary sources. These include Court opinions, Constitutional Law resources, subject guides, directories and special reference libraries.

Coverage: 1840 to present (Index)
A summary of all New Zealand legislation since 1840 (including private and local Acts) which has affected Maori or Maori land. Includes brief notes on the historical context & the impact of each Act cited, with references to other Government publications.
Coverage: 1841 to present (Full text)
The New Zealand Gazette is the official newspaper of the Government of New Zealand and is produced by the Department of Internal Affairs.
New Zealand Acts, Bills and Regulations freely available to download.
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The New Zealand Legal Information Institute (NZLII) provides free access to legal information in New Zealand.
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Oxford Reports on International Criminal Law (ICL) focuses on decisions from a range of international criminal courts and tribunals, and covers decisions from the four main international criminal tribunals: International Criminal Court; International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda; International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; and, Special Court for Sierra Leone. ICL also includes decisions from post-WWII military tribunals such as the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg and the follow-up trials held under Control Council Law No 10.

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Oxford Reports on International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC) covers international law as applied in the domestic courts of around 70 jurisdictions. The geographical scope is intended to be as broad as possible; ILDC currently reports on countries from every continent in the world and continues to add new reporters and new jurisdictions. ILDC policy is to cover case law not only from states but also from certain territorial entities that are not generally classified as states.

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The Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII) provides free access to legal information gathered from countries in the South Pacific.

Legal decisions affecting New Zealand's environment. Available free between the hours of 7.00pm and 9.00pm to University of Waikato students. Please see Law Librarian or Law staff for userID and password.
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The Southern African Legal Information Institute provides free access to Southern and Eastern African legal information.

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The Treaty of Waitangi Collection is primarily designed to provide a new and authoritative home for Treaty scholarship online, with more books to be added over time. The collection was built with support from the BWB Publishing Trust and the New Zealand Law Foundation.

Comprehensive database of primary and secondary legal research materials, including cases, statutes, and journal articles from a number of jurisdictions. Extensiveness of coverage differs between jurisdictions. Thomson Reuters Westlaw is powered by WestSearch™™, which searches across multiple content sets by jurisdiction providing more comprehensive and more relevant search results.

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A World Trade Organization (WTO) research product that searches across PDF files of official awards, decisions, and other WTO documents. Includes Article Citator, Jurisprudence Citators, Treaty Interpretation, Terms & Phrases, Jurisprudence Pending, DSB Minutes, Full Text Search, Selected Annotated Agreements and Negotiating History.
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UK Parliamentary papers in full text. Includes Command Papers, House of Commons Papers and Un-Numbered Act Papers.
Coverage: 1993 to present (Full text)
UN documentation including General Assembly, Security Council, Economic & Social Council, & Trusteeship Council resolutions (1946-). Excludes press releases, sales publications, UN Treaty Series & information brochures from the Dept of Public Information.
Coverage: 1946 to present (Full text)

Contains treaties and international agreements registered or filed with the Secretariat of the U.N. since 1946. Texts are in their authentic language(s), along with translations into English and French, as appropriate.

New Zealand legal sources including New Zealand Statutes, case law and journals, legislation and commentary to precedents and news, as well as tax information.If the One Pass box appears while you are signing in, please click on the link "IP users click here to log in".

Contains the current constitution for every country, constitutional histories, texts on constitutional law, links to scholarly articles about constitutional development, and a bibliography of selected constitutional books. Browsable by country or resource. Part of HeinOnline.
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World Legal Information Institute provides free access to worldwide law. Users can simultaneously search WORDLII, other participating LIIs and the Internet.