Justice and Public Safety

Public Legal Information

Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Newfoundlanders and Labradorians about the law.

They provide public legal education and information services with the intent of increasing access to justice.


They offer services to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador that help increase their understanding of the law.

These services include:

  • Lawyer Referral Service (LRS)
  • Legal Information Line (LIL)
  • School Presentations
  • Community Information Sessions
  • Publications


PLIAN is the Newfoundland and Labrador component of Public Legal Education Association of Canada (PLEAC). This national association is a network of legal education societies.

PLIAN is funded by the Department of Justice Canada, the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Department of Justice and Public Safety Newfoundland and Labrador.

Please visit the Public Legal Information website opens new window for more information.

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