The Law Handbook is a practical guide to understanding the law in NSW and the new 13th edition is just out. This chapter of the Handbook is on the legal system and covers:
Common law - statute law - criminal law - civil law - state law - federal law
State courts - federal courts - juries - tribunals and commissions - time limits - appeals - enforcing the law
Agreements and deeds - birth, death and marriage certificates - changing a name - changing a child’s name - statutory declarations - affidavits - justices of the peace - court attendance notice - statement of claim - passports - power of attorney.
Doing legal research
Finding the law - material about the law
Copies of this book are also available in the Find Legal Answers Tool Kit in NSW public libraries - check with your local branch.