United Kingdom 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 | Case citators | Historic case law | Law report abbreviations | Selected web resources

Case law online

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Case citators

  • JustCite
    This legal citator provides information about United Kingdom cases, and the related legislation and articles. Part of the Justis platform.

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Historic case law

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Law report abbreviations

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Selected web resources

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Official legislation | Compiled legislation | Historical legislation | Bills

Official legislation

  • Legislation.gov.uk
    The official website for legislation currently in force in the United Kingdom, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Includes Public, Local and Private Acts, and Statutory Instruments.

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Compiled legislation

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Historic legislation

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Bills

  • Bills before Parliament
    From the United Kingdom Parliament. Includes current and draft Bills, and Bills from earlier Parliamentary sessions back to 2002.
  • Legislative process
    A guide to the passage of a Bill through the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

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Judicial dictionaries | Law dictionaries | Encyclopedias | Commentaries | Historical 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:

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Law dictionaries

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Encyclopedias

Available at the Davis Law Library:

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Commentaries

Use the Catalogue to find books, and looseleaf commentaries within the University of Auckland Library’s collection.

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Historical commentaries

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Journal indexes | Full text journals

Journal indexes

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Full text journals

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Parliament | Government | Law reform | Legal research guides | Other materials

Parliament

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Government

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Law reform

  • Law Commission
    A statutory body created to keep the law under review and recommend reform. Includes law reform reports and consultations from 1996. Pre-1996 reports are available on BAILII.

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Legal research guides

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Other materials

Additional sites of interest include:

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New Zealand Law Style Guide

All written work completed for the Faculty of Law must comply with the New Zealand Law Style Guide.

For further guidance on the citation of United Kingdom sources not covered by the New Zealand Law Style Guide, see the Oxford Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities.

For assistance with law reports and journal abbreviations for the UK see Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations.

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 including the NZLSG.

Last updated : 25 February 2019
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