This guide lists essential print and online sources for researching foreign law. NOTE: First 4 tabs list important general sources that might not be repeated in the dropdown tabs.
Last Updated: Oct 9, 2017
In English. Constitutions, Civil and Commercial Code, Criminal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Revenue Code, selected other laws, and ministerial regulations.
- Thailand, AsianLII
Constitution and selected court decisions.
- Royal Thai Government Gazette
- Civil and Commercial Code, Checkpoint RIA
Select International Tax Library, RIA Worldwide Tax and Commercial Law. In addition to the Civil and Commercial Code, RIA also provides some other commercial and tax-related laws. In English.
- Thailand Acts, Regulations, Treaties, etc., Thailand Law Forum
In English and Thai.
- Samui for Sale
In English. Penal Code, Civil and Commercial Code, Revenue Code & selected other laws. Start with the Articles and Laws Index tab.
- Law Reform Commission
Constitutions, Acts, Codes, etc. Some of the material is in English or is searchable by English name.
- Supreme Court Opinion Summaries, Thailand Law Forum
In English. 2005-2009.
- Constitutional Court
A very few decisions, plus English summaries of rulings from 1998-2008.
- The Administrative Court
- Thailand Board of Investment
Information on doing business and commercial investment in Thailand.
- Thailand, Global Legal Monitor, Law Library of Congress
News and legal developments drawn from "official national legal publications and reliable press sources."
- Lex Mundi's Guide to Doing Business in Thailand, Lexis.com
Select Lexis.com from the Lexis Advance Research menu.
Materials will be located in B2 North (map), with call numbers beginning with KPT.