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Topical Legal Research

Contains a selection of pages dealing with research into specific areas of law.

Introduction

Law commissions are established to address the state of the law in a jurisdiction. A commission will make recommendations on the laws in a jurisdiction, and may provide draft wording for new laws or laws the commission believes ought to be revised. 

Canadian Law Reform Commissions

There are numerous law commissions in Canada. Some of the commissions and institutes listed below have publications on their website free for download.

Foreign Law Reform Commissions

Many countries throughout the world have law commissions, but only a few are listed below. Some of the commissions and institutes listed have publications on their website free for download. Also check WorldLii for law reform commission reports.