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Legal Internship Research Toolkit: Legislation and others


Legislation refers to the laws that have been passed down by Parliament and is considered a primary resource. Modern legislation is usually found for free on government websites and select databases.

This section also covers regulations, practice directions, codes and other relevant publications. 

Singapore legislation

Current Singaporean legislation can be found on Singapore Statutes Online. For more information on where you can get legislation through the years, refer to this guide.


Free on the Parliament website from 2006

Parliamentary and Select Committee reports

Singapore Hansards and Select Committee Reports are available from 1955 onwards.

Codes and regulations

Informative and useful guides for businesses, companies, directors and consumers.

Other documents

Law reform committee of Singapore Academy of Law

By the Attorney-General's Chambers, hosted by Commonwealth Legal Information Institute

Other Guides

The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy