Ziplaw is Jamaica’s most widely used legal research tool. We offer the many legal products to the Jamaican legal community including digitized versions of our Statutes, Regulations, Gazettes, Case Law, International treaties and much more.
ZipLaw Frequently Asked Questions
ZipLaw is Jamaica’s premier legal source for the legal community. It’s used by lawyers, professionals, teachers and students. Many international institutions.
Many organizations benefit from ZipLaw, including, Government Ministries, Banks, Insurance Companies, Law Firms, Lawyers, Educational Institutions and countries.
ZipLaw provides users with a clear distinction in relation to the currency of information. When selecting a legislation title, ZipLaw.com states the currency date of the “primary” material and then provides details of subsequent amendments to the primary material. We take the currency date from the compilation information in the government publication.
ZipLaw.com is updated daily. We have established fast and reliable channels of communication in each jurisdiction so that we are aware of new legislative changes within 24 hours of them being made. This includes new Bills and progress of Bills, new statutory rules, new Acts, gazette notices and other related information.
ZipLaw is in the process of rolling out all its products in the Caribbean.
It presently contains thousands of legal documents including statutes, cases, regulations, bills, treaties and much more.
ZipLaw is built on Internet technology. Internet technology refers to a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite. It usually gives service to billions of users worldwide and it is comprised of millions of private, public as well as government networks. ZipLaw takes advantage of cloud hosting, redundant servers and secure server hosting for the most reliable access to our databases for our clients.
“Unjust laws exist: shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once?”
Henry David Thoreau