The UK Current Awareness service on Westlaw HK is updated three times a day, Monday to Friday.

This service consists of abstracts or indexes of legal and regulatory events in the United Kingdom and European Union. Early alerts of new cases are available.

Coverage includes:


All Private and Public Bills, Royal Assents, English and Welsh Statutory Instruments, Scottish Statutory Instruments and Northern Irish Statutory Instruments, and Rules of general effect. European Community legislation and proposals for legislation are also included.


The latest from the House of Lords, Court of Appeal, Chancery and Queen's Bench Divisions, Patents Court, Employment Appeal Tribunals, European Court of Justice, European Commission Competition, Court of First Instance, European Court of Human Rights and Advocate General Opinions, as well as selected Practice Directions.


The latest legal and regulatory news is selected from the Times, Financial Times, Independent, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Scotsman, Herald and directly from official, regulatory and professional organisations. Also included are press releases from Government Departments, the Welsh Assembly and the Scottish Executive.


Selected Government, Executive Agency and Parliamentary publications are covered, including White and Green papers, Command papers and consultative documents.


Official documents, press releases and news from the European Commission and the European Parliament, as well as developments in Member States which have relevance to the United Kingdom are included.


Articles of practical significance are selected from over 450 legal journals.

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