Online guides to research:
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.
Useful for obtaining English statutes (particularly historical ones) as well as EU proposals, parliamentary questions and legislation.
Contains treaties and conventions relating to commercial arbitration.
Database containing Sri Lankan Acts.
Chinese laws, regulations and tax treaties (Chinese and English versions).
Database containing Malaysian Federal Acts, rules and regulations.
Lexis Advance Singapore
Legislation from various foreign countries.
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.
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.