Irish Statute Book

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.[1][2][3] It also contains a Legislation Directory which includes chronological tables of pre-1922 legislation.[4] It is published on a website ( and was formerly published on CD-ROM.[2][5]

Irish Statute Book

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".[5]

See also


  • 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. "The Irish Statute Book (eISB)". Accessed on 21 March 2014.
  2. "electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB)". Office of the Attorney General. Archived from the original by Internet Archive.
  3. Site Map. Office of the Attorney General.
  4. "Legislation Directory Archived 2014-07-14 at the Wayback Machine"
  5. "Errors in Statute Book CD-ROM" (2001) 19 Irish Law Times 190
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