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For sources of legislation, see Legislative materials; for sources of case law see Courts and court judgments.
This tipsheet give an outline of how to tell if the legal information you are looking at is jurisdictionally correct, up-to-date, and provided by a reliable source,
An Alberta guide on where to find legislation, how to cite statutes, links to the Alberta Gazetter, the Interpretation Act, and more...
A searchable database of Alberta judgments can be found on CanLii. For official versions of judgments, copies of the original court files may be obtained through the Alberta Courts. For more information, see the appropriate level of court:
This resource is provided by Alberta Law Libraries. Provides information on finding provincial, federal, and internation cases.
From the Great Library of the Law Society of Upper Canada, this web page provides annotated links to case law as well as case-related services and information available mainly on the websites of Alberta courts and administrative tribunals.
Acts are passed by members of the legislative assembly (MLAs). They are introduced as bills, and debated in the Legislature before being put to a vote. If the assembly passes a bill, it receives royal assent from the Lieutenant Governor, at which point it becomes law.For further information on this process, see the Citizen's Guide to the Alberta Legislature. For information on Alberta's published statutes and regulations, see A User's Guide to Legislation.