Canon Law Society of America
Website of the Canon Law Society of America (CLSA) a professional association “dedicated to the promotion of both the study and application of canon law in the Catholic Church”. The CLSA was formed in 1939 and the website provides information on the governors and committees of the society. The CLSA constitution and by-laws are also provided along with full text copies of the online newsletter available back to 2003. CLSA members provide advisory opinions on the Code of Canon Law and canonical issues which can be downloaded from the site. This is a charged service which is free to members.
Court Services of Timor-Leste
Website providing information on the courts of Timor- Leste (East Timor). There is information on the Court of Appeal including the names of the judges, full text judgements and laws including the Civil Code, Penal Code, the Constitution, Code of Civil Procedure and the Code of Criminal Procedure. Contact details of the District courts are also given. He site is available to view in Portuguese only.
Democratic Republic of East Timor Legislation
Web page provided by UNMIT (United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste) Office of Legal Affairs which closed in 2012. The site contains selected full text laws of East Timor passed between 2002 and 2012 and made available in Portuguese and English. Included on the site are parliamentary laws, government decree-laws, resolutions, presidential decrees and public instructions/regulations. The page is hosted on the website of the Timor Leste Official Gazette.
Government of Mongolia
The official website of the Government of Mongolia. Contains news of the Mongolian ministries, agencies, provinces and districts, and has links to their websites as well. Written in Mongolian.
Guide to law online: Mongolia
Provided by the Library of Congress, the Guide to Law Online provides annotated links to online sources of information on government and law on Mongolia. Made primarily for legal researchers, sources are selected on their usefulness and reliability.
Ince & Co
Ince & Co is a network of commercial law firms with offices in London, continental Europe, the Far East, the UEA and Singapore. Its website has a ‘Knowledge Bank’ consisting of articles, briefings, case commentary and newsletters covering business and finance, commercial disputes, shipping, international trade, energy and aviation.
Intellectual Property Regulation Board
The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) regulates patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys in the UK. Its website explains its work, provides general guidance and publishes case documentation, including decisions of the Disciplinary Board. Also available are news items, consultation documents, a list of bodies registered with IPReg, a register of patent attorneys and a register of trademark attorneys.
Justicia Electoral: Custodio de la Voluntad Popular
Website of Justicia Electoral, which is concerned with the administration and legal regulation of the election system in Paraguay, and the Tribunal Superior de Justicia Electoral, the Supreme Electoral Court. These bodies were established under Art. 273-275 of the Paraguay Constitution in 1992. Background information is provided about the structure and role of Justicia Electoral, the Court and the national electoral system. The site provides information about voting methods including electoral registration and accessibility to vote for citizens with disabilities. It is possible to search for full text legislation, court decisions and other official documents related to the regulation of the electoral system and download the results. The site is only available in Spanish.
Lawdit is a UK solicitors’ firm specialising in internet and telecommunications law. Its website has a Reading Room with news items, short articles and case commentary on the subjects of IT, telecommunications and related areas of law.
Legal Research in Timor-Leste
Online guide to the law and legal resources of Timor-Leste written by Lindsey Greising who is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and a member of the New York Bar and Nelinho Vital who is Director of the National Department on Legislation in the Ministry of Justice for Timor-Leste. The guide was published in 2014 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law. There is an introduction giving background and historical information on the country and outlining recent conflicts. There are sections on the government, constitution, courts and laws of Timor-Leste. There is also guidance on conducting legal research and finding legal resources including useful websites.
Lloyd’s Acts and Byelaws
Collection of acts, byelaws and underwriting requirements relating to Lloyd’s of London, an insurance market. The documents on the site can be searched by key word, or browsed by category.
Mewburn Ellis LLP
Mewburn Ellis is a firm of European Patent Attorneys, European Design Attorneys and European Trade Mark Attorneys, with offices throughout England. Its website includes a ‘Library’ of information sheets, journal articles, newsletters and presentations relating to patents, designs and trademarks. Most of the material is about the European and UK regimes, but other jurisdictions are also covered to some extent, notably China and the US. Some of the information sheets have been translated into Japanese and/or simplified Chinese; the website itself is also available in Japanese and Chinese versions. The Library is searchable and browseable.
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Site of the Paraguayan Government’s Department of External Relations. Provides background information about the work of the Department and the roles of different ministers. Users can view press releases and a selection of national legislation and international conventions. The legislation and treaties are mainly in PDF format. The site and documents are only available in Spanish.
Motor Insurers’ Bureau
The Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) is a non-profit-making company that compensates victims of uninsured and untraced drivers in the UK. Its website makes available the agreements between the MIB and the Department of Transport regarding these compensation claims. It also provides a database of car insurance data, the Motor Insurance Database. Forms, guidance, news and other resources are also available.
Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. Holds over 100 records on Mongolia, with abstracts of the legislation and where possible, the full text of the legislation is linked. Records are written in either English, French or Spanish.
Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It currently holds just over 140 records of law relating to Paraguay and the section for Paraguay was last reviewed in 2013. Where possible links to full text laws are given. The Paraguayan documents are in Spanish.
Blog about intellectual property and commercial law in the Gulf states, by English barrister and arbitrator Jane Lambert. Discusses recent cases and other legal developments, events and other matters. A Twitter feed is available.
Intellectual property law blog by Jane Lambert, an English barrister and arbitrator. Discusses recent cases and other developments in UK and European IP law. Updates are available by RSS feed, via Twitter or by email.
Nominet is the registry for the “.uk”, “cymru” and “.wales” internet domains. It also offers a dispute resolution service. The Nominet website has a searchable register of domain names and provides information about registering a new name. There is also a database of domain name disputes decided by Nominet, together with procedural guidance for dispute resolution. News, reports and statistics are available on the site and there is a timeline showing the history of the internet.
Prudential Regulation Authority
The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), part of the Bank of England, regulates banks and other financial services providers, in order to control financial risk and ensure that enough capital is held by each institution. It is one of two successors to the Financial Services Authority, the other being the Financial Conduct Authority. The PRA webpages provide consultation papers, policy statements and other publications.There is a link to the PRA Handbook, which contains regulations and guidance for regulated bodies. Information is also provided about the authorisation and supervision of financial services firms, the Solvency II Directive and the Capital Requirements IV Directive.
Sports Law Bulletin
The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), part of the Bank of England, regulates banks and other financial services providers, in order to control financial risk and ensure that enough capital Sports law blog by barristers from Blackstone Chambers in the UK. Covers recent developments in domestic and international sport. Posts can be browsed by subject or searched and it is possible to sign up for email updates.
Timor-Leste Ministry of Finance: Legal Framework
This section of the Timor-Leste Ministry of Finance website provides access to the laws outlining the structure and responsibilities of the Ministry. The laws are available to download in full text in English, Portuguese and Tetum. The Ministry also drafts laws dealing with customs, taxation and procurement issues and Timor-Leste laws covering these areas are also provided on the site.
Timor-Leste Legal Education Project
Website of the Timor-Leste Legal Education Project (TLLEP), a partnership between The Asia Foundation (TAF) and Stanford Law School (SLS). The TLLEP works with the National University of Timor-Leste to help develop legal education in Timor-Leste in Timorese universities, government institutions and non-governmental organisations. The TLLEP write legal textbooks which are made freely available online via the TLLEP website and foster cross-cultural exchange between educators and students in Timor-Leste and Stanford Law School.
Timor-Leste Legal Education Project: Publications
This webpage provides full text access to the publications of the Timor-Leste Legal Education Project (TLLEP) at Stanford Law School. Included on the site are textbooks on Timorese law on professional responsibility, contract law, constitutional law and criminal law. A series of working papers on the laws of Timor-Leste are also provided. These cover topics such as family law, inheritance law, petroleum law and marriage law. All publications can be freely downloaded in full text (PDF) in English, Tetum and Portuguese. The Timor-Leste Legal Education Project is a partnership between The Asia Foundation and Stanford Law School helping to develop legal education in Timor-Leste.
Timor-Leste Official Journal
Website of the Timor-Leste Official Journal which is provided by the Ministry of Justice and gives access to Timor-Leste legislation back to 2002. The legislation can be viewed in Portuguese and Tetum and includes presidential decrees, acts of parliament and government resolutions. The site also has full text versions of the Penal Code, Civil Code, the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Code of Civil Procedure and the Constitution in Portuguese.
Timor-Leste: Older legislation
This section of the Timor-Leste Courts website provides access to older laws which are no longer in effect in Timor-Leste. Legislation is provided in full text (PDF) and includes the Official Timor Bulletin 1883 to 1975 and the Portuguese Civil Code 1867 (both in Portuguese) along with a copy of the Indonesian Penal Code given in English and Indonesian.