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  • The heritage law reports are a unique collection of early law reports of Malaya and Singapore compiled specially for the Legal Workbench. They consist of Kyshe's Reports (covering cases decided between 1808 and 1939), the Straits Law Journal (1839-1891), the Straits Settlements Law Reports (1867-1942), Malayan Cases (1904-1980), the Federated Malay States Law Reports (1912-1941), the Johore Law Reports (1916-1940), Malayan Union Law Reports (1946-1947), Singapore Law Reports (1948-1956) and the Malayan Law Reports (1949-1954).
  • PDF copies.Authorised. Archive view e-Gazettes (1998- )LawNet (1962-
  • Authorised – PDF copies. Subscription Access to the Government Notices (1998 – present)
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  • Open access to legal materials in singapore

    1. 1. Open Access to Legal Materials in Singapore Charlotte GillIALL 30th Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information 7th December 2011 © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    2. 2. Overview Case Law Legislation Parliamentary Reports Practice Directions & Rulebooks Government Information Current Awareness Guides © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    3. 3. LawNet© Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    4. 4. Law Reports Singapore Law Reports  SLR(R)1965-2009  SLR 2010 – Available in:  Print  LawNet  Justis © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    5. 5. Other Reporters The Malayan Law Journal from 1932 The Heritage Law Reports 1808-1980Available in:PrintLawNet © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    6. 6. JudgmentsJudgments (Open access for 3 months) The Supreme Court of Singapore The Subordinate Courts of Singapore  District & Magistrate Courts Judgments  Family & Juvenile Court JudgmentsArchive available in LawNet © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    7. 7. DecisionsDecisions by specialised tribunals established by statute. Appeals Board (Land Acquisition), the Copyright Tribunal, Disciplinary Committee of the Law Society of Singapore, Income Tax Board of Review, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore Military Court of Appeal Singapore Domain Name Dispute Resolution Service Strata Titles BoardAvailable in LawNet © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    8. 8. LegislationOpen Access FeeSingapore Statutes Online LawNethttp://statutes.agc.gov.sg Legal Workbench (VLDB) Statutes and Act Supplements http://www.lawnet.com.sg only.  Statutes Current Version only  Subsidiary Legislation Browse /Search  Act Supplements Whole Document  Subsidiary legislation supplements No repealed legislation  Bill Supplements No PDFs  Versions (1997-)  No repealed legislation before 1997  No PDFs © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    9. 9. Legislation Statutes – Singapore Statutes Online © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    10. 10. Laws of the Straits Settlements (1835 - 1919) The C J Koh Law Library has digitised this rare 5- volume set. The laws are freely available via the NUS Libraries catalogue, LINC. © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved 10
    11. 11. Bills Parliament of Singapore - Bills introduced (2002 - present) E-Gazette (1998 -) LawNet (1962 - ) © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    12. 12. Government Gazette E-gazette - http://www.egazette.com.sg  The eGazette is published daily and is available to the public for 5 days. Archive requires a subscription. PDF available.  Government Gazette  Bills Supplement  Acts Supplement  Subsidiary Legislation Supplement  Industrial Relations Supplement  Treaties Supplement  Supplement to Government Gazette © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    13. 13. Purchase Print copies Toppan Leefung Pte Ltd © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    14. 14. Parliament ReportsParliament of Singapore © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    15. 15. Others Supreme Court Rules of Court Supreme Court Practice Directions Subordinate Court Practice Directions ACRA Practice DMAS Regulations & Licensing SGX Rulebooks & Manuals © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    16. 16. Others Consultation papers Singapore Academy of Law: Law Reform Committee Publications Law Reform Publications AGC - Legislation and Law Reform Division ("LLRD“) © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    17. 17. Governmentwww.gov.sg © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    18. 18. Current Awareness Singapore Law Watch http://www.singaporelawwatch.sg © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    19. 19. Research Guide http://researchguides.smu.edu.sg/singaporelaw© Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    20. 20. Useful Guides Globalex - A Guide to the Singapore Legal System and Legal Research (2008) Singapore Academy of Law - http://www.singaporelaw.sg National University of Singapore, CJ Koh Law Library – Law in Singapore © Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved
    21. 21. Thank You© Copyright 2011 Singapore Management University, Li Ka Shing Library. All Rights Reserved

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