What’s New in Halsbury’s Statutes of England and Wales

Find the latest news from the Halsbury’s Statutes team, whether it is an update to a title, events they are attending.

11 January 2022

In January, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 16 which contains the title Employment.

The law is stated as at 1 December 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 16 (2022), Vol 16 (2019) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474322270

24 November 2021

In December, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 31, which contains the title Nationality and Immigration.

The law is stated as at 1 November 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 31 (2021), Vol 31 (2018) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319874


In December, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Volume 32, which contains the titles Negligence and Northern Ireland.

The law is stated as at 1 November 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 32 (2021), Vol 32 (2018) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319881


In December, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes the Consolidated Table of Statutory Instruments 2021.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of the Consolidated Table of Statutory Instruments 2021, the Consolidated Table of Statutory Instruments 2020 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319065


In December, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Service Issue 190, which contains the annotated text of the following Acts and Measures:

  • Sentencing Act 2020 (c 7)
  • Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Act 2021 (c 11)
  • Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021 (c 23)
  • National Security and Investment Act 2021 (c 25)
  • Finance Act 2021 (c 26)
  • Health and Social Care Levy Act 2021 (c 28)
  • Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021 (asc 1)

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt please follow the filing instructions included.

ISBN: Z00005085625X

2 November 2021

In November, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Is it in Force? Winter 2021-22.

Is it in Force? Winter 2021-22 includes the effect of commencement orders published up to 1 October 2021.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Halsbury’s Statutes Is it in Force? Winter 2021-22, Halsbury’s Statutes Is it in Force? Summer 2021 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319485


In November, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Statutes Citator 2021-2022 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Statutes Citator 2021-2022 (Acts 1990 to 2021).

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of both Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2021-2022 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2021-2022 (Acts 1990 to 2019), Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2021 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2021 (Acts 1990 to 2021) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319058 & 9781474319041


In November, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes the Consolidated Index 2021-22.

It contains alphabetical and chronological lists of all statutes printed in the current volumes of Halsbury’s Statutes of England and Wales published as of 1 November 2021.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Halsbury’s Statutes Consolidated Index 2021-22, Halsbury’s Statutes Consolidated Index 2019-20 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474318471

23 October 2021

In October, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 20, 21, 22, & 23, which together contain the title Land, Tenancies and Housing.

The law is stated as at 1 August 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 20, 21, 22 & 23 (2021), Vols 20, 21, 22 & 23 (2018) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319836, 9781474319843, 9781474319850 & 9781474319867

2 September 2021

In September, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 36, 37, 38(1) & 38(2), which together contain the title Roads, Railways and Transport.

The law is stated as at 1 August 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 36, 37, 38(1) & 38(2) (2021), Vols 36, 37, 38(1) & 38(2) (2018) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319799, 9781474319805, 9781474319812 & 9781474319829


In September, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Service Issue 189, which contains the annotated text of the following Acts and Measures:

  • Pension Schemes Act 2021 (c 1)
  • Trade Act 2021 (c 10)
  • Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Act 2021 (c 12)
  • Domestic Abuse Act 2021 (c 17)
  • Financial Services Act 2021 (c 22)
  • Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Act 2021 (asc 4)

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt please follow the filing instructions included.

ISBN: Z000050856241

23 July 2021

In August, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes their Consolidated Table of Cases 2021 which lists all the cases that are printed in the current volumes of Halsbury’s Statutes.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of the 2021 issue the Halsbury’s Statutes Consolidated Table of Cases 2020 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319034

5 July 2021

In July, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 4(2) which contains the title Bankruptcy and Insolvency

The law is stated as at 1 June 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 4(2) (2021), Vol 4(2) (2018) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319775


In July, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 35 which contains the title Police, Fire and Rescue Services.

The law is stated as at 4 June 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 35 (2021), Vol 35 (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319782

1 June 2021

In June, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 18(1), 18(2) & 18(3) which together contain the title Environment.

The law is stated as at 1 May 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 18(1), 18(2) & 18(3) (2021), Vols 18(1), 18(2) & 18(3) (2018) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319744; 9781474319751 and 9781474319768


In June, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Service Issue 188, which contains the annotated text of the following Acts and Measures:

  • Parliamentary Constituencies Act 2020 (c 25)
  • Taxation (Post-transition Period) Act 2020 (c 26)
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (c 27)
  • European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 (c 29)
  • Medicines and Medical Devices Act 2021 (c 3)
  • Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Act 2021 (c 4)
  • Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Act 2021 (c 5)
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Act 2021 (c 7)
  • Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Act 2021 (c 8)
  • Contingencies Fund Act 2021 (c 9)
  • Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Act 2021 (c 13)
  • Forensic Science Regulator Act 2021 (c 14)
  • British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Act 2021 (c 15)
  • Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Act 2021 (c 16)
  • Prisons (Substance Testing) Act 2021 (c 18)
  • Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Act 2021 (c 19)
  • Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Act 2021 (c 20)
  • Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Act 2021 (c 21)
  • Fire Safety Act 2021 (c 24)
  • Welsh Elections (Coronavirus) Act 2021 (asc 2)

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt please follow the filing instructions included.

ISBN: Z000050856233

5 May 2021

In May, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Is it in Force? Summer 2021.

Is it in Force? Summer 2021 includes the effect of commencement orders published up to 1 April 2021.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Halsbury’s Statutes Is it in Force? Summer 2021, Halsbury’s Statutes Is it in Force? Winter 2020-21 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319478


In May, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Statutes Citator 2021 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Statutes Citator 2021 (Acts 1990 to 2021).

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of both Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2021 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2021 (Acts 1990 to 2021), Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2020-21 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2020-21 (Acts 1990 to 2020) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319027 and 9781474319010

30 March 2021

In April, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 6(1), 6(2) & 6(3), which together contain the title Children and Family Law.

The law is stated as at 1 March 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 6(1), 6(2) & 6(3) (2021), Vols 6(1), 6(2) & 6(3) (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319713; 9781474319720 & 9781474319737


In April, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes the Cumulative Supplement 2021, which contains information about changes affecting every Act or Measure since it was last printed in Halsbury’s Statutes Fourth Edition Volumes and Current Statutes Service.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of the Cumulative Supplement 2021, the Cumulative Supplement 2020 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474318488

5 March 2021

In March, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 34(1) & 34(2), which together contain the title Planning and Compulsory Acquisition.

The law is stated as at 1 February 2021, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 34(1) & 34(2) (2021), Vols 34(1) & 34(2) (2018) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319690 & 9781474319706

27 January 2021

In February, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 13 which contains the title Culture, Licensing, Entertainment & Sport; and Damages.

The law is stated as at 30 November 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 13 (2021), Vol 13 (2017) may be discarded.

ISBNs: 9781405780698


In February, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Service Issue 187, which contains the annotated text of the following Acts and Measures:

  • Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020 (c 20)
  • Agriculture Act 2020 (c 21)
  • Fisheries Act 2020 (c 22)
  • Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Act 2020 (c 23)
  • Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Act 2020 (c 24)
  • Trade (Disclosure of Information) Act 2020 (c 28)

This Issue also contains the partially annotated text of the Sentencing Act 2020 (c 17)

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt please follow the filing instructions included.

ISBNs: Z000050856225

11 January 2021

In January, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 50 which contains the titles Statutes.

The law is stated as at 1 December 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 50 (2021), Vol 50 (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474319676

27 November 2020

In December, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 17(1) & 17(2), which together contain the title Energy and Mining.

The law is stated as at 1 October 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 17(1) & 17(2) (2020), Vols 17(1) & 17(2) (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474316262 & 9781474316279


In December, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes the Consolidated Table of Statutory Instruments 2020.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of the Consolidated Table of Statutory Instruments 2020, the Consolidated Table of Statutory Instruments 2019 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474315470


In December, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Service Issue 186, which contains the annotated text of the following Acts and Measures:

  • Sentencing (Pre‐consolidation Amendments) Act 2020 (c 9)
  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (c 12)
  • Finance Act 2020 (c 14)
  • Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Act 2020 (c 18)
  • Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Act 2020 (c 19)
  • General Synod (Remote Meetings) (Temporary Standing Orders) Measure 2020 (No 3)
  • Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Act 2020 (asc 2)

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt please follow the filing instructions included.

ISBN: Z000050823165

2 November 2020

In November, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Is it in Force? Winter 2020‐21.

Is it in Force? Winter 2020‐21 includes the effect of commencement orders published up to 15 October 2020.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Halsbury’s Statutes Is it in Force? Winter 2020‐21, Halsbury’s Statutes Is it in Force? Summer 2020 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474314121


In November, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Statutes Citator 2020‐2021 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Statutes Citator 2020‐2021 (Acts 1990 to 2019).

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of both Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2020‐2021 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2020‐2021 (Acts 1990 to 2019), Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2020 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2020 (Acts 1990 to 2019) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474315463 and 9781474315456


In November, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes the Consolidated Index 2020‐21.

It contains alphabetical and chronological lists of all statutes printed in the current volumes of Halsbury’s Statutes of England and Wales published as at 1 November 2020.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Halsbury’s Statutes Consolidated Index 2020‐21, Halsbury’s Statutes Consolidated Index 2019‐20 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474315388

28 September 2020

In October, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 10(1), 10(2), 10(3), & 10(4), which together contain the title Constitutional Law.

The law is stated as at 1 August 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 10(1), 10(2), 10(3) & 10(4) (2020), Vols 10(1), 10(2), 10(3) & 10(4) (2016) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474312837, 9781474312844, 9781474312851 & 9781474312868

9 September 2020

In September, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 15(1), 15(2) & 15(3), which together contain the title Education.

The law is stated as at 24 July 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 15(1), 15(2) & 15(3) (2020), Vols 15(1), 15(2) & 15(3) (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474316231, 9781474316248 & 9781474316255


In September, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Service Issue 185, which contains the annotated text of the following Acts and Measures:

  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games Act 2020 (c 10)
  • Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 (c 11)
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Act 2020 (c 15)
  • Business and Planning Act 2020 (c 16)
  • Channel Islands Measure 2020 (No 1)
  • Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Act 2020 (asc 1)

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt please follow the filing instructions included.

ISBN: Z000050823157

24 July 2020

In August, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes their Consolidated Table of Cases 2020 which lists all the cases that are printed in the current volumes of Halsbury’s Statutes.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of the 2020 issue the Halsbury’s Statutes Consolidated Table of Cases 2019 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474315449

30 June 2020

In July, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 11(1), 11(2) & 11(3), which together contains the title Courts, Judgments & Legal Services.

The law is stated as at 1 May 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 11(1), 11(2) & 11(3) (2020), Vols 11(1), 11(2) & 11(3) (2016) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474316200, 9781474316217 & 9781474316224

2 June 2020

In June, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 8 which contains the title Companies

The law is stated as at 1 May 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 8 (2020), Vol 8 (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474306485


In June, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Volume 14 which contains the title Ecclesiastical Law.

The law is stated as at 1 May 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 14 (2020), Vol 14 (2003) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9780406965004


In June, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Service Issue 184, which contains the annotated text of the following Acts and Measures:

  • Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Act 2019 (c 31)
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (c 1)
  • Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Act 2020 (c 2)
  • NHS Funding Act 2020 (c 5)
  • Contingencies Fund Act 2020 (c 6)
  • Coronavirus Act 2020 (c 7)
  • Senedd and Elections (Wales) Act 2020 (anaw 1)
  • National Health Service (Indemnities) (Wales) Act 2020 (anaw 2)
  • Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Act 2020 (anaw 3)

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt please follow the filing instructions included.

ISBN: Z000050823149

4 May 2020

In May, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Is it in Force? Summer 2020.

Is it in Force? Summer 2019 includes the effect of commencement orders published up to 1 April 2020.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Halsbury’s Statutes Is it in Force? Summer 2020, Halsbury’s Statutes Is it in Force? Winter 2019‐20 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474314114


In May, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes Statutes Citator 2020 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Statutes Citator 2020 (Acts 1990 to 2020).

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of both Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2020 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2020 (Acts 1990 to 2020), Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2019‐20 (Acts temp incert to 1989) and Halsbury’s Statutes Citator 2019‐20 (Acts 1990 to 2019) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474315432 and 9781474315425

30 March 2020

In April, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 12(4), 12(5) & 12(6), which together contain the final 3 volumes of the title Criminal Law.

The law is stated as at 1 March 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 12(4), 12(5) & 12(6) (2020), Vols 12(4), 12(5) & 12(6) (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474316156; 9781474316163 & 9781474316170


In April, Halsbury’s Statutes also publishes the Cumulative Supplement 2020, which contains information about changes affecting every Act or Measure since it was last printed in Halsbury’s Statutes Fourth Edition Volumes and Current Statutes Service.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of the Cumulative Supplement 2020, the Cumulative Supplement 2019 may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474314831

10 March 2020

In March, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volumes 12(1), 12(2) & 12(3), which together contain the first 3 volumes of the title Criminal Law.

The law is stated as at 1 February 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vols 12(1), 12(2) & 12(3) (2020), Vols 12(1), 12(2) & 12(3) (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781474316125, 9781474316132 & 9781474316149

8 February 2020

In February, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 13 which contains the titles Culture, Licensing, Entertainment & Sport and Damages.

The law is stated as at 1 February 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 13 (2020), Vol 13 (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781405780698

8 January 2020

In January, Halsbury’s Statutes publishes Volume 41 which contains the title Statutes.

The law is stated as at 1 January 2020, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.

Subscriber instructions:
Upon receipt of Vol 41 (2020), Vol 41 (2017) may be discarded.

ISBN: 9781405763523