Skip to main content
Banner Image

Law: Legislation & Treaties

A start guide to legal research in the C J Koh Law Library

Finding Legislation & Treaties

For full listing of databases, see: Guide to Electronic Resources Collection

Databases frequently used to access legislation, treaties and parliamentary materials:

*CIL Document Database
Database administered by the Centre for International Law (National University of Singapore) containing over 600 ASEAN and 300 international law and policy documents in areas relevant to CIL’s research.

JustisOne
Useful for obtaining English statutes (particularly historical ones) as well as EU proposals, parliamentary questions and legislation.

Kluwer Arbitration
‚Äč
Contains treaties and conventions relating to commercial arbitration.

Law Lanka
Database containing Sri Lankan Acts.

LawInfoChina
Chinese laws, regulations and tax treaties (Chinese and English versions).

LawNet (access: NUS Law staff & students) (access: Other NUS staff & students)
Database containing Singapore statutes and subsidiary legislation.

LawNet (Malaysia)
Database containing Malaysian Federal Acts, rules and regulations.

Lexis Advance Singapore
Legislation from various foreign countries.

Manupatra
Coverage includes the Indian Central Bare Acts with all amendments incorporated.

UK Parliamentary Papers
Includes 18th and 19th century House of Commons parliamentary papers and 19th century House of Lords parliamentary papers.

*United Nations Treaty Collection
Free access to the United Nations Treaty Series and Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General.

Westlaw
Legislation from various jurisdictions.

* indicates open access databases

A selection of websites, mainly from common law jurisdictions, containing legislation, parliamentary materials and treaties are listed below.

For ASEAN countries, refer to the ASEAN Law Resources LibGuide.

Australia

Canada

China

European Union

Hong Kong

India

Malaysia

New Zealand

Singapore

UK

United Nations

US

Resource Librarian

Lee Su-Lin's picture
Lee Su-Lin
Contact:
C J Koh Law Library
469D Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259773
+65 6516 2042
Website
Subjects:Law