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The Irish Statute Book, also known as the electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB), is a database produced by the Office of the Attorney General of Ireland. It contains copies of Acts of the Oireachtas and statutory instruments.[2][3][4] It also contains a Legislation Directory which includes chronological tables of pre-1922 legislation.[5] It is published on a website ( and was formerly published on CD-ROM.[3][6]

Irish Statute Book
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In 2001 the Irish Law Times said that, whilst the Attorney General's staff deserved to be congratulated for the Irish Statute Book, the CD-ROM version contained a "significant number of errors".[6]

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  • Irish Statute Book. N-Lex.
  • OECD (2010). Better Regulation in Europe: Ireland 2010. OEDC Publishing. ISBN 978-92-64-09508-3. Page 93. Digitized copy from Google Books. doi:10.1787/9789264095090-en.
  • Ruth O'Flaherty. "The Provision of Library and Research Services in the Office of the Attorney General – a Law Office of the State". Legal Information Management. Cambridge University Press. Volume 11. Issue 3. September 2011. pp 195 – 197. doi:10.1017/S1472669611000624.
  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  2. ^ "The Irish Statute Book (eISB)". Accessed on 21 March 2014.
  3. ^ a b "electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB)". Office of the Attorney General. Archived from the original by Internet Archive.
  4. ^ Site Map. Office of the Attorney General.
  5. ^ "Legislation Directory"
  6. ^ a b "Errors in Statute Book CD-ROM" (2001) 19 Irish Law Times 190

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