The National Archives is recruiting volunteers to update the statute book – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted June 28th, 2012 in archives, legislation, news by sally

“Ignorance of the law is, notoriously, no excuse. But the individual citizen has never had access to a free, up-to-date account of what the law is on any particular topic. Acts of parliament can be consulted in public libraries (if there are any left) but a printed copy is only the starting point: many acts do not specify a commencement date and the legislation, as passed, cannot tell you whether it has been subsequently amended or repealed.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 28th June 2012