Halsbury’s Statutes comprises the statute law of England and Wales from the earliest times to the present day. The current edition of Halsbury’s Statutes provides the user with an up-to-date version of the amended text of every Public General Act and Church of England Measure currently in force, and also of a number of private and local Acts.
Halsbury’s Statutes is easy to use with statutes grouped under an alphabetical title scheme covering the main areas of legal practice similar to that in other LexisNexis Major Works. Each Act is fully annotated to provide precise information relating to:
* Parliamentary debates
* Amendments and repeals
* Derivation notes in the case of consolidating legislation
* Cross-references to other provisions of the Act and to other relevant provisions in Halsbury’s Statutes
* Words and phrases judicially considered
* Subordinate legislation
* References to words specifically defined in the Act
Volumes are revised and reissued when necessary to take account of changes in law and practice and are charged for separately on publication.
Halsbury’s Statutes is updated regularly by an annual Cumulative Supplement (charged separately on publication) and a comprehensive updating service which includes the texts of statutes published since the reissue of the main volumes (charged annually).
The following consolidated publications complete the Halsbury’s Statutes set and are charged separately on publication:
* Is it in Force? – a guide to the commencement of statutes since 1960 – published twice a year
* Consolidated Index including alphabetical and chronological tables of statutes
* Halsbury’s Statutes Citator, a one-volume guide to the current status of statutes in England and Wales – published twice a year
* Consolidated Table of Cases, a guide to all case references printed in Halsbury’s Statutes current volumes, Cumulative Supplement and Noter-up
* Consolidated Table of Statutory Instruments, a guide to subordinate legislation made, or having effect, under any provision of an Act printed in Halsbury’s Statutes
* A volume of Destination Tables relating to consolidating Acts is published periodically