Faculty of Business and Law

Legal Resources


Australia (Commonwealth | State)
Canada | China | EU | Lithuania | New Zealand | United Kingdom |


Regulation Databases
Subscription databases available to Deakin staff and students. Includes Victorian Acts and Regulations Library (ANSTAT), LawLex and subject-specific legislation and regulation databases


Commonwealth Regulations (ComLaw)

Commonwealth Consolidated Regulations (AustLII)
Searchable since 1989

Commonwealth Numbered Regulations (AustLII)

Federal Register of Statutory Instruments

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Consolidated Regulations (AustLII)

ACT Numbered Regulations (AustLII)

New South Wales

NSW Consolidated Regulations (AustLII)
Searchable and contains "consolidated regulations, environmental plans and court rules of the State of New South Wales as provided by the NSW Parliamentary Counsel's Office."

Northern Territory

Northern Territory Consolidated Regulations (AustLII)


Queensland Consolidated Regulations (AustLII)

South Australia

South Australian Consolidated Regulations (AustLII)
From 1991 - searchable


Tasmanian Legislation
This searchable legislative database at the Department of Premier and Cabinet contains legislation and regulations/statutory rules. Statutory rules are available from 1998 with some statutory rules made before that date available.


Victorian Consolidated Regulations (AustLII)

Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel (Victoria)
Includes an Acts Commencement Book 1958-2000, Statutory Rules - Notes for the Guidance of Legislation Officers. Also includes legislatitive information documents (acts tables, stat. rules tables, index to subject matter of Victorian legislation and more) and other links

Western Australia

Western Australian Regulations
From the Parliament of WA. Click on the legislatin tab then select subsidiary legislation.

Western Australian Consolidated Regulations (AustLII)


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

Canadian Legislative Material
From the Access to Justice Network Includes Canadian Gazette, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Statutes and regulations, bills and more. Hansards are also available. This material is available at both a Federal and State Level. Great site.


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

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!


Law and Regulation (Lithuania)
English version

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.'

United Kingdom

United Kingdom Legislation
From the Office of Public Sector Information

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9th December 2011