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Comparative Law: Legislation and Treaties

Justice Laws Canada
Justice Laws (Canada), formerly known as Statutes of Canada, is an online source of federal consolidated Acts and regulations. Search the database to find the most current version of a statute or regulation, and to get point-in-time searches of statutes and regulations, as well as track changes and amendments to them. Browse regulations, statutes, or other documents (orders, proclamations) by title, or browse annual statutes.

N-Lex (via Europa)
N-Lex offers a single entry point to national law databases in individual EU countries.

Global Affairs Canada: International Treaty Information
This government resource provides a treaty list as well as print-ready files of published treaties, links to relevant sites, and an overview of treaty practice and procedure.

An Introduction to Sources for Treaty Research (via GlobaLex)
"This brief guide provides a broad overview of the sources necessary or helpful to conduct treaty research.  ...[It] mostly covers information for researching treaties to which the United States is a party, but it also includes information useful for researching treaties to which the United States is not a party."

Georgetown Law Library: Treaty Research
"This guide describes resources and methods for locating and updating treaties of the United States and other countries."

United States Senate: Treaties
This website provides an overview of the U.S. Senate's role, historical development and approval process with regard to treaties.

Law Librarians

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Matthew Renaud

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Donna Sikorsky