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What are Bills?
Why should I use Bills?
Where can I find Bills?


What are Bills?

A bill is the draft form of an Act, as introduced into Parliament.

Why should I use Bills?

  • To learn of upcoming changes to the law
  • To trace the history of an Act - e.g. what the draft form of the Act looked like when being debated in Parliament


Where do I find Bills?

You can generally find Bills

  • on Parliamentary websites - e.g. SA Legislation, ComLaw
  • on legislation websites - e.g. AustLII, LawOne

You can find links to Bills on the Legislation Search Smart Guide.


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