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CommonLII is a free access service which receives funding and other support from a variety of stakeholders listed below. New supporters are welcome. Enquiries should be addressed to any one of AustLII's Co-Directors Professor Graham Greenleaf, Professor Andrew Mowbray, or Mr Philip Chung.
The success of CommonLII also depends on the cooperation and assistance it receives from many organisations, both in individual Commonwealth countries, and at a regional level. In some cases these organisations have an ongoing agreement with AustLII that they will provide assistance and support in the development of CommonLII. Their assistance is acknowledged on this page.
| The Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting in Ghana, October 2005 resolved:
"Commonwealth Law Ministers welcomed the development of the Commonwealth Legal Information Institute (CommonLII). The Meeting noted that CommonLII is an Internet research facility providing free access to legal information from all Commonwealth countries. The Meeting encouraged all countries to co-operate in the development of CommonLII by providing, to the extent possible, access to their legal materials, including legislation, case law and law reform reports."
|The Legal & Constitutional Affairs Division, Commonwealth Secretariat is a Commonwealth organisation supporting CommonLII.|
|The Commonwealth Lawyers' Association is a Commonwealth organisation supporting CommonLII.|
|The Commonwealth Magistrates' and Judges' Association is a Commonwealth organisation supporting CommonLII.|
The following LIIs provide the databases searchable via CommonLII (Table of Databases).
|The Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) provides the Australian databases searchable via CommonLII.|
|The British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) provides the United Kingdom and Irish databases searchable via CommonLII.|
|CyLaw provides the Cypriot databases searchable via CommonLII.|
|The Hong Kong Legal Information Institute (HKLII) at the University of Hong Kong provides the Hong Kong database searchable via CommonLII.|
|The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) provides support for CommonLII's activities in London.|
|The New Zealand Legal Information Institute (NZLII) provides the New Zealand databases searchable via CommonLII.|
|The Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII) at the University of the South Pacific Faculty of Law provides the Pacific Islands databases searchable via CommonLII.|
|The Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII) provides the databases from the Commonwealth countries in Southern and Eastern Africa searchable via CommonLII.|
|The Ugandan Legal Information Institute (ULII) provides databases from Uganda searchable via CommonLII.|