Legal resources

All our libraries provide a basic level of legal information. We can also help you access legal information online. We can help with your enquiries and direct you to other agencies.

In the Reference Library we have a larger collection of legal resources, from basic guides to detailed legal documents.

The specialist legal resources we hold in the Reference Library include:

  • Acts of Parliament (1921 – 2006) We hold full text copies of all General and Public Acts from 1921 to 2006
  • Halsbury’s Statutes (Up to February 2007) these divide the statute law of England and Wales, that is currently in force, into subject areas
  • Halsbury’s Laws of England (Up to February 2007) these are a subject based guide to the interpretation of law, based on judgements in specific cases heard in the High Court
  • All England Law Reports (1971 – 2007) These contain the full reports of leading cases heard in the House of Lords, Privy Council, Court of Appeal and the High Court
  • European Law We can help with tracing European directives. Directives do not usually have a specific title and are referred to by number and date e.g. directive 93/42/EEC of June 1993.

You can also use the websites below:

ref.library@northlincs.gov.uk

01724 860161

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