Legal Information

This page is designed to help you to identify the range of legal resources available at Tameside Libraries Information Service. If you need help to use any of our legal resources, don't hesitate to ask; the library staff will be happy to help you find the information you need.

Legal Resources available at Tameside Libraries Information Service


Finding/Tracing a Solicitor


  • Acts of UK Parliament - 1884 onwards
  • UK parliamentary bills - 1998 onwards
  • Statutory Instruments - 1965 onwards
  • Selected Command Papers and Government Reports

Law Books and Online Resources:

  • CANS (Citizens' Advice Notation Service) - An excellent general guide to social legislation.
  • Croner's Employment Law - Provides a breakdown of employment legislation and information on the latest developments in this area.
  • Garner's Environmental Law - Information about legislation and legal developments in the environmental field.
  • Knights Building Regulations - Legal requirements concerning building and planning.
  • Tolley's Health and Safety at Work - A guide to workplace health and safety issues.
  • Stone's Justices Manual - Information about sentencing and criminal proceedings.
  • Plus...general books on the major branches of law

Legal Cases and Precedents:

  • All England Law Reports (1936 onwards) - Case law.


  • Welfare Benefits Handbook
  • Disability Rights Handbook

Leaflets and Booklets:

  • Community Legal Advice Information leaflets

For more useful information view the Law section of our recommended websites page.

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