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Law and Legal Studies

Welcome to the TUS Midlands Library guide which will help you find information about and links to the library's key resources in Law.

Key Websites

Just click to access any of these websites.


BAILII - British and Irish Legal Information Institute

Access to Freely Available British and Irish Public Legal Information

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

With this resource, you can look up the meanings of abbreviations used in legal publications in English. It covers materials from the UK, Commonwealth countries, and the United States, including those related to international and comparative law

Constitution of Ireland

The text of the Irish Constitution published on the eISB.

EU Law European Union website

Covers EU by topic, regulations, decision making, applications of EU Law, EU legislation, EU Case Law, European Policy Making and the Lisbon Treaty.

Hansard House of Commons and House of Lords

The official report of all UK parliamentary debates

House of Commons Hansard Archives

Irish Legal Information Institute (IRLII)

IRLII features a catalog of bills in the Dail along with their respective statuses. Its goal is to enhance, rather than vie with, BAILII.

Irish Law Site

Guide to Irish Law; Irish Legislation; Irish Cases; Legal Subjects; E-Mail Lists / Groups

Irish Statute Book

This resource is created by the Office of the Attorney General and provides full text of the Acts of the Oireachtas, Statutory Instruments and Chronological Tables of the Statutes back to 1922. Also includes the Legislation Directory.

Law Reform Commission

The Commission's primary function is to continuously assess and study the legal system with the aim of improving it. According to the 1975 Act, this encompasses enhancing the law, simplifying and modernizing its structure through codification, and revising and consolidating statutory regulations.

Office of the Attorney General

The most recent Statutory Instruments are published on this page prior to being published on the main electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB) site.

Oireachtas Website

Government website which provides information on the DAIL, the Seanad, House Committees, TD's and Senators, Oireachtas business and Irish Parliamentary Debates and events.

UK Legislation

  • Legislation in the United Kingdom, including UK Public Acts, UK Local Acts, Acts of the National Assembly for Wales, Acts of the Scottish Parliament, and draft Legislation.
  • Statutory Instruments applicable to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the entire UK.
  • Historical Acts predating 1800 for Scotland, England, and Wales.
  • Measures (legislative instruments).