Statutory rules and orders began with the Rules Publication Act 1893. Prior to that Act there had been no consistent way of publishing orders, regulations or other delegated legislation made by the government.
- List of Statutory Rules and Orders of the United Kingdom between 1902 and 1947
- List of Statutory Rules and Orders of Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1974
- Statutory Instrument Practice, third edition (June 2003), Cabinet Office and Her Majesty’s Stationery Office
- "Committee on Finance. Statutory Instruments Bill, 1947—Second Stage". Dáil Éireann (12th Dáil) debates. Houses of the Oireachtas. 20 November 1947. Retrieved 7 February 2019.; "Statutory Instruments Act, 1947". electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB). Retrieved 7 February 2019.