Finding and Updating Regulations
Learn about how to find and update regulations.
Rules and regulations are an important part of the legal landscape. A form of delegated legislation, a regulation has the same legal effect as a statute. In the American legal system, the three primary sources of law often need to be considered together. Statutes and regulations, as well as the appellate court opinions interpreting them, provide the legal researcher with a complete picture of the law.
Through the informal rulemaking process, called notice-and-comment rulemaking, a final...