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Ryde Library is part of the Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) network which provides access to information about the law for all members of the community. The Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) is an initiative of the State Library of New South Wales and the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales.

LIAC Resources

Find Legal Answers Web Guide
The Find Legal Answers website provides access to current information about the law in NSW. The website lists useful resources, organised by topic, that are available on the web and in print. 

Legal Tool Kit 
A collection of up to 20 plain language books to answer everyday questions about the law. Subjects include:

  • Renting
  • Wills and estates
  • Family law
  • Drink driving
  • Facing a criminal charge in court
  • Neighbours and the law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt and credit problems
  • Consumer law.

Hot Topics 
A plain language series about recent changes and current debates in the law. A full list of Hot Topics can be found on the Find Legal Answers website.

Law Books for Libraries

A collection of legal reference books written in plain language. View the full list of titles in the Library Catalogue. You may also find Legal Books Online on the Find Legal Answers website.

Online Resources

Law Week is held every year in May every year to promote community awareness and understanding of the law, the legal system and the legal profession. Check out these helpful books and websites to help you learn about the law.

Legal issues during COVID-19

Last updated on 20 May 2020