Faculty of Business and Law

Legal Resources

Legislation: Other jurisdictions

Canada | China | EU | Fiji | Hong Kong | Ireland | Lithuania | New Zealand | Romania | Russia | United Kingdom |Vanuatu

Regional Legislation Databases


Canadian Legal Information Institute. Great resource for federal and provincial statutes, regulations, cases, courts and more. Fully searchable.

Canadian Provincial Statutes and Regulations
Available from CanLII


Laws of the People's Republic of China
At AsianLII - alphabetically listed


Fiji - Legislation
From PacLII

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Legal Information Institute
Legislation and Regulations

Hong Kong Legislative Council
About the Council, related laws, bills, the Secretariat, members, meetings, archives, weekly activities and contact details.


Irish Legislation (BAILII)


Law and Regulation (Lithuania)
English version

Some Basic Laws of Republic of Lithuania
From the Legal Information Centre. Includes Decisions, Laws, Other (including the Constitution), Rulings and Resolutions.

New Zealand

New Zealand Legislation
From the Public Access to Legislation (PAL) project: 'This website provides free public access to unofficial versions of New Zealand statutes (Public, Local, and Private Acts) and Statutory Regulations. You can search and browse this material free of charge.'

Court of Appeal of New Zealand Decisions (AustLII)

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner Cases (AustLII)

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Legislation (BAILII)


Romanian Legislation
Includes the following sections: Legislative Repertoire (1858-1948; 1948-1989; 1989-today), selective legal guide, juridical dictionary, juridical codes, Romanian Constitutions, Juridical domains, sorts of agreements, juridical claims, jurisprudence archive, repealed acts, search engine and more. Much of the actual legislation is only available in Romanian


Russian Legislation
Select legislation from WorldLII

United Kingdom

United Kingdom Legislation (BAILII)
From 1996 it includes unconsolidated UK statutes

United Kingdom Legislation
From the Office of Public Sector Information


Vanuatu Legislation
From PacLII

Regional Legislation Databases


WorldLII - Africa


WorldLII - Asia

Australasia (see also individual countries, above)

WorldLII - Australiasia

Britain & Ireland

BaiLII - British and Irish Legal Information Instittue
Includes Engalnd and Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, United Kingdom and the European Union

Europe (see also European Union)

Eastern Europe
At WorldLII - includes legislation and more

Western Europe
At WorldLII - includes legislation and more

European Union

Site includes a search engine, plus sections on treaties, legislation, legislation in preparatoin, case-law, parliamentary questions, documents of public interest, general information about EU law and links to other relevant sites. Fantastic source of information!

Middle East

WorlLII - Middle East

Pacific Islands

PacLII - Pacific Island Legal Information Institute
Includes: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Cth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji Islands, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Island, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

7th June 2013