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Law and Legislation

Canada - Current Law

Criminal Code (R.S. 1985, C-46) - Full text of the Code.

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Full text of this document.

Parliament of Canada - Site contains links to bills, Senate, and House of Commons debates.


British Columbia – Current Law

BC Laws - Find information on federal legislation, including new and updated legislation.

Legislative Assembly of BC - Links to Bills (Legislation) and Hansard.


Canada – Proposed and In-process Legislation

LEGISinfo (Library of Parliament) - Find information on federal legislation currently before Parliament.

Parliament of Canada - Site contains links to bills, Senate, and House of Commons debates.


British Columbia – Proposed and In-process Legislation

BC Laws - Find information on federal legislation, including new and updated legislation.

Legislative Assembly of BC - Links to Bills (Legislation) and Hansard.

Research

ClickLaw - Provides the residents of British Columbia with access to general legal information.

Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research - Strategies and techniques for Canadian legal research, finding and using secondary sources, finding and analyzing cases, updating your research, legal writing, legal research FAQs".

BC Courthouse Library Society - Contains court rules and forms, legal research guides, and an A-Z Knowledgebase.

Findlaw - United States - Links to information on the US legal system.

National Library of Canada Subject Search - An information service developed by the Library and Archives Canada to provide links to information about Canada from internet resources around the world.

Legal Citation

Queen's University Library Legal Research - Includes quality resources related to legal citation and research. 

A Neutral Citation Standard for Case Law - Citation standard "provides courts with a case naming method that does not depend on their publication in printed case law reports."

Case Law