Halsbury's Laws Of Australia - Online

Halsbury's Laws of Australia is a legal encyclopaedia providing a comprehensive overview of Australian law, and is a must-have reference tool for legal professionals in private and public sectors, librarians and students. Halsbury's 89 titles cover both mainstream and little known subject areas.

Halsbury's Laws of Australia presents principles of law in a succinct propositional style, supported by extensive references to Australian legislative and judicial authority which allow users to quickly find the required information and conduct further research.

Each subject within this encyclopaedia of law is written by highly-experienced and well-regarded authors and then extensively checked to ensure accuracy.

Halsbury's Laws of Australia is updated regularly, with integrated features such as links to CaseBase Case Citator and LawNow Legislation to conduct further research and further links to Australian Current Law Reporter and Australian Current Law Legislation to allow you to check for up-to-date developments in the law.

Additional links to full text judgments are available for numerous law reports. An online index, tables of Words and Phrases, Cases and Statutes also enhance searching capability.

Halsbury's Laws of Australia is also available in hardcopy looseleaf.

General Information
Subject AreaLegal Reference and Research
UpdatesOnline; Charged annually; updated approximately 16 times per year
Charging MethodAnnual
Publication Year 2005
Legal subject areas in Halsbury's Laws of Australia include:

  • Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Administrative Law
  • Agency
  • Animals
  • Arbitration
  • Auction
  • Aviation
  • Bailment
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Betting, Gaming and Lotteries
  • Bills of Exchange and Other Negotiable Instruments
  • Building and Construction
  • Carriers
  • Charities
  • Citizenship and Migration
  • Civil and Political Rights
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Consumer Credit
  • Constitutional Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Contempt
  • Contract
  • Coroners
  • Corporations
  • Courts and Judicial System
  • Criminal Law
  • Damages
  • Deeds and Other Instruments
  • Defamation
  • Defence
  • Dependencies
  • Education and Research
  • Employment
  • Energy and Resources
  • Entertainment, Sport and Tourism
  • Environment
  • Equity
  • Estoppel
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Foreign Relations
  • Guarantees and Indemnities
  • Highways, Roads and Bridges
  • Industrial Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Leases and Tenancies
  • Legal Practitioners
  • Limitation of Actions
  • Liquor
  • Local Government
  • Maritime Law
  • Media and Communications
  • Medicine
  • Mental Health and Intellectual Disability
  • Mortgages and Securities
  • Negligence
  • Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Perpetuities and Accumulations
  • Personal Property
  • Police and Emergency Services
  • Practice and Procedure
  • Primary Industry
  • Prisons
  • Product Liability
  • Professions and Trades
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • Real Property
  • Receivers
  • Religion
  • Restitution
  • Sale of Goods
  • Social Welfare and Services
  • Statutes
  • Succession
  • Superannuation
  • Taxation and Revenue
  • Time
  • Tort
  • Trade and Commerce
  • Transport
  • Trusts
  • Voluntary Associations
  • Water
  • Weapons and Dangerous Goods
  • Weights and Measures
  • Workers' Compensation
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