Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice.
Research & Writing
Finding Unconsolidated Legislation
One challenge with legislative research is when you need to find an older act that, although still in force, has not been included in the last statute revision. The most obvious examples of this are private acts, but there are other pieces of legislation that fall into this category. If you are looking for an older federal act and cannot find it in the 1985 revision you should check the Table of Private Acts and the Table of Public Statutes and Responsible Ministers. …
CanLII Tips Summer Roundup
Over the summer, the Legal Sourcery blog is publishing its most popular research tips. On that note, here are Legal Sourcery’s most popular CanLII tips: CanLII’s Boolean Operators; CanLII Commentary; CanLII Connects: Start Taking Your Research to the Next Level; CanLII Tutorial Videos ; Office of the Residential Tenancies Decisions on CanLII; Saskatchewan Labour Arbitration Awards; Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission on CanLII; What Do You Do When You Find What You’ve Been Looking For? …