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General Resources

Pacific Law Texts at Emalus Campus Library
Pacific Law Online Full Text Collection
Pacific Law Journal Index
Pacific Law Pathfinder
PacLii (Online primary law materials)
    - Search PacLii
WorldLii - Pacific Law Sites
Guide to Rules of Court of the South Pacific
see also 'Movement towards independence in the South Pacific: a digital archive of legislation, orders, treaties, and related documents'

Primary and Secondary Materials By Jurisdiction   

    Pacific Islands Region American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea / Bougainville, Pitcairn Island, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Western Pacific High Commission

Pacific Islands Region

Agreement Establishing the Melanesian Spearhead Group

 Law Reports of the Commonwealth (Pacific judgments)
    South Pacific Law Reports
                1987  - Cases Reported / Subject Index
                1988  - Cases Reported / Subject Index

American Samoa

    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library

Cook Islands

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue

Federated States of Micronesia

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Legislation and Judgments online via  [FSM] Legal Information System
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
    Miscellaneous FSM Materials
        Code of the State of Pohnpei
        Kosrae Code December 2006
        Kosrae Aliksa outline
        Kosrae customary transfers of land
        Kosrae Land Court Rules & Procedure
        Kosrae Draft Land Policy
 

Fiji

    Constitution Amendment Act 1997
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Legislation online via 'Laws of Fiji'
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Kiribati

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Marshall Islands

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Nauru

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Niue

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Papua New Guinea / Bougainville

    Papua New Guinea Constitution / Bougainville Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Papua New Guinea Catalogue

Pitcairn Island

Sources of law and legal development  see R v 7 named accused [2004] 
Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
 

Samoa

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Solomon Islands

    Constitution
       1982 amendment to Constitution
       1983 amendment to Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Tokelau

    Tokelau Act (No 24) 1948 (NZ) & Amending Acts 1963 - 1976
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Tonga

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    * Legislation available online via former PacLaw archive
    Legislation available via Legislation of Tonga website
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Tuvalu

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Vanuatu

    Constitution
    Court  System
    Government
    Sources of Law
    Legislation and Law Reports Held at Emalus Campus Library
    Legislation and Judgments online via PacLii
    Articles identified on the Pacific Law Journal Index
    Law Sites Noted on the WorldLii.org  Pacific Law Catalogue
 

Western Pacific High Commission

[Gilbert & Ellice Islands, New Hebrides, Solomon Islands, Tonga]

Historical collection of Regulations, Proclamations, Rules and Orders held at the Emalus Campus Library
Background to the formation and jurisdiction of the Western Pacific High Commission