This official databank for French legislative bodies is a very useful resource for primary source information on French laws, European Union matters and international treaties - through documents provided in rich quantity and frequently updated


Legifrance is a public initiative of the French Secrétariat général du Gouvernement to ensure the online publication of all juridical records


The aim of this website is to constitute a repository of official records, classified and retrievable in various formats

Information density

The website covers, through several layers of data, International, European and French judicial matters dated back to 1990, with a relevant quantity and quality of information

Content Pertinence to Political Science

The relevance for PS studies is mostly related to judicial and constitutional records in the field of institutional studies and international relations

Updating Rate

Dealing with rapidly changing content and matters, the website is updated quite frequently. Some documents are also available in Spanish and English