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Official documents


This guide offers an overview of resources for finding international official documents. Refer to the guide Officiële publicaties for Dutch official documents and the research guides for official documents in a specific field of law.

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The European e-Justice Portal
Includes Member State Law Information on the legal system of EU member states with an emphasis on sources of law and the decisionmaking process. With links to official websites (when available) containing official publications. Use the entry ‘Judicial systems’ for an overview of the organization and the relevant procedures of the courts of the member states.

European Union

Use the European law research guide for references to official documents, legislation and treaties of the European Union.

United Nations

In order to find UN documents, please refer to the manual How to find UN documents.