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Political Science Research Guide: Statutes & Regulations

Provides and introduction to key resources used when looking for research materials in the field of Political Science

What are Statutes and Regulations?

Bill: Initial legislative proposal which passes through several stages before becoming law

Statute: Another name for an act or law. The Statutes of Manitoba are a collection of Manitoba laws.

Regulation: Detailed information about how an act is to be carried out. The act or statute will be the general over-arching information, while the regulation will go into the finer points of the legislation for the respective act.

Statutes and Regulations

Manitoba

 

Canada

  • Department of Justice 
    Federal site that allows you to search and browse both Statutes and Regulations.
     
  • CANLII 
    CanLII makes it easy to locate both Federal and Provincial Regulations.  Simply select the Relevant Database on the Left (e.g. Federal, Manitoba, etc), and then select Legislation - Statutes and Regulations.  At this point you will see their Consolidated Listing of Regulations for the particular area you have selected.
     
  • LEGISINFO  Search for Legislation currently before Parliament




United States

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