Canadian legal resources

Use the Catalogue to find material in the University of Auckland Library’s collection of law reports, books, and journals.

Full list of library databases for Law.

Case law online | Federal law reports | Provincial case law | Case law by topic | Case citators

Case law online

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Federal law reports

Official

Unofficial

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Provincial case law

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador & Prince Edward Island

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Québec

Yukon Territories

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Case law by topic

Contracts

Immigration

Corporate & commercial

Indigenous

Criminal

Insurance

Employment

Intellectual property

Environmental

Property

Estates & Trusts

Public law

Evidence

Tax

Family law

Torts

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Case citators

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Official legislation | Unofficial legislation | Historic legislation | Bills

Official legislation

Federal (C)

Nova Scotia (NS)

Alberta (A)

Nunavut (Nu)

New Brunswick (NB)

Ontario (O)

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)

Quebec (Q)

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Unofficial legislation

Federal (C)

Prince Edward Island (PEI)

British Columbia (BC)

Saskatchewan (S)

Manitoba (M)

Yukon (Y)

  • Manitoba Laws
    Annual and consolidated Acts and regulations of Manitoba.

Northwest Territories (NWT)

 

 

Historic legislation

  • British North American Legislative Database, 1758-1867
    This database includes characteristics of all the legislation passed by the pre-Confederation assemblies of eastern British North America: Nova Scotia (1758-1867); Cape Breton (1785-1820); Prince Edward Island (1768-1867); New Brunswick (1786-1867); Lower Canada (1792-1838); Upper Canada (1792-1840), the United Canadas (1841-1867); and Newfoundland (1832-1867).

Bills

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Judicial dictionaries | Law dictionaries | Encyclopedias | Commentaries

Judicial dictionaries

Judicial dictionaries provide definitions of words and phrases established in decided cases, legislation and other legal documents.

Available at the Davis Law Library:

Law dictionaries

Encyclopedias

  • Canadian Encyclopedic Digest
    Provides a comprehensive statement of the law of Ontario and the four western provinces - provincial, federal and common law - as derived from the case law and legislation.

Commentaries

Use the Catalogue to find Canadian legal journals in the University of Auckland Library’s collection. Or search the following databases when you are looking for Canadian legal journal articles:

Full list of library databases for Law.

Parliament | Government | Law reform bodies | Legal research guides | Miscellaneous

Parliament

Government

Law reform bodies

Legal research guides

Miscellaneous

New Zealand Law Style Guide

All written work completed for the Faculty of Law must comply with the New Zealand Law Style Guide (Rule 8.3 and Appendix 3 for citing Canadian cases and Rule 9.3 for citing Canadian legislation). The print copies are available on Short Loan in the Davis Law Library.

For further guidance on the citation of Canadian legal sources not covered by the New Zealand Law Style Guide, see the latest edition of McGill Law Journal's Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, published by Carswell.

Support

  • Referencing
    Access a range of tools and support material to assist your referencing work.

Examples

  • Quick©ite
    Use this interactive tool to view examples of references.
    Covers a range of styles used at the University of Auckland.

Last updated : 28 February 2019
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