Legal commentaries provide current information about legislation or cases.
Some commentaries focus on an area of law; others cover a specific jurisdiction.
Lexis Advance Pacific provides access to legal commentaries including:
Australian Administrative Law
This service provides commentary on legislation relating to Commonwealth administrative law, and extracts from other relevant federal legislation. The commentary is written to help you understand the operation of the Commonwealth administrative review system.
Australian Current Law Legislation
Australian Current Law Legislation contains the latest amendments to all Acts, Regulations, Rules and other statutory instruments across all Australian jurisdictions.
Australian Current Law Reporter
Australian Current Law Reporter features a database of cases from 1976 to present: comprehensive digests of judgments from the High Court, Federal Court, Federal Magistrates Court and the State Supreme courts, with selected decisions from the Family Court, Land and Environment Court NSW, Administrative Appeals Tribunal and various tribunals.
Cross on Evidence
This is based on the classic text, Cross on Evidence, and combines authoritative commentary (Vol 1) with the full text of the Evidence Acts and relevant extracts of other legislation of each Australian jurisdiction (Vol 2). Cross on Evidence expounds the civil and criminal law of evidence in all Australian jurisdictions and provides a clear explanation of the general principles.
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