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On The Web: Where to Find UK and Irish Law


Welcome to UK and Irish Law Online.

This guide will help you find free online sources of primary law from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The United Kingdom includes England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  Sources of EU law are not covered in this guide.

This guide includes links to official government websites, as well as primary law collections on BaiLII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute), the single most comprehensive and current Internet source of UK and Irish case law and legislation.

Please note that online versions of case law and legislation can be unofficial. Users should check official print versions, as necessary.