Helping you understand Welsh law

Useful links

Institutions

National Assembly for Wales: http://www.assembly.wales/en/Pages/Home.aspx

Welsh Government: http://wales.gov.uk/?lang=en

Public Services Ombudsman for Wales: http://www.ombudsman-wales.org.uk/

Wales Audit Office: http://www.wao.gov.uk/

Children’s Commissioner for Wales: http://www.childcomwales.org.uk/

Older People’s Commissioner for Wales: http://www.olderpeoplewales.com/en/Home.aspx

Welsh Language Commissioner: http://www.comisiynyddygymraeg.org/english/Pages/Home.aspx

Estyn (the office of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales): http://www.estyn.gov.uk/

European Union: http://europa.eu/index_en.htm

European Court of Human Rights: http://www.echr.coe.int/Pages/home.aspx?p=home

Welsh Local Government Association: http://www.wlga.gov.uk/

HM Courts and Tribunals Service: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-courts-and-tribunals-service

Judicial Appointments Commission: https://jac.judiciary.gov.uk/

Welsh Government Sponsored Bodies

Natural Resources Wales: http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk/splash?orig=/

Care Council for Wales: http://www.ccwales.org.uk/?force=1

Higher Education Funding Council for Wales: http://www.hefcw.ac.uk/

Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales: http://ldbc-wales.gov.uk/splash?orig=/

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales: http://www.rcahmw.gov.uk/

National Museum Wales: http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/

The National Library of Wales: http://www.llgc.org.uk/

Sport Wales: http://sport.wales/

Arts Council of Wales: http://www.artswales.org.uk/

Access to law and legal advice

Citizens’ Advice Bureau: http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

UK legislation (including Welsh legislation): http://www.legislation.gov.uk/

Information about Welsh Bills: http://www.assembly.wales/en/bus-home/bus-legislation/Pages/bus-legislation.aspx 

EUR-lex – access to European law: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/homepage.html?locale=en

British and Irish Legal Information Institute (source of legal information on legislation and caselaw): http://www.bailii.org/

Solicitors Regulation Authority (for finding a solicitor): http://www.sra.org.uk/home/home.page

‘The Judge Over Your Shoulder’, an introduction to administrative law and the principles of judicial review: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/256111/judge.pdf