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Contents

Introduction

Background - General

Background - Northern Ireland

Legislation

Introduction to UK Legislation

Division into Primary and Secondary Legislation

Types of Primary Legislation

Types of Secondary legislation

Types of Legislation on SLD

Primary Legislation (Revised)

Primary Legislation (Unrevised)

Secondary Legislation

Presentation of Text

Amendments in the amended legislation

Amendments in the amending legislation

Annotations

Viewing text without annotations

How We Edit Legislation

Our Approach to Editing Legislation

Annotation Types on SLD

F-notes - Amendments (Textual)

C-notes - Modifications etc (not altering text)

E-notes - Extent information

I-notes - Commencement information

P-notes - Subordinate legislation made

M-notes - Marginal citations

X-notes - Editorial information

Editorial Conventions

Content of annotations

How we describe effects on legislation

How we cite legislation

Abbreviations used in annotations

How Legislation is Organised on SLD

Structure of Legislation

Titles and Introductory Text

Main Body and Schedules

Opening and Viewing Legislation

Versioning of Legislation

Successive Versions

Prospective Versions

Concurrent Versions

Attributes

Version number

Start date

End date

Extent

Confers power

Blanket amendment

Links

From affecting legislation to affected legislation

From affected legislation to affecting legislation

Navigation

Understanding the Home Page

Navigation bar

Additional navigation bar

Search bar

Messages

Footer

Navigation Routes

Searching

Quick Search

Advanced Search

Recent Searches

A to Z Index

Chronological Index

Search Techniques

General search logic

Using the Title field

Using the Year field

Using the Number field

Using the Text Search field

Working with Search Results

Matching legislation page

Results within legislation page

Icons

Other Functionality

Tables of Legislative Effects

New Legislation

Update Status of Legislation

Printing legislation

Frequently Asked Questions

Glossary

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