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Legislation

Footnotes

1 Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) sch 2.

2 Public Prosecutions Act 1994 (Vic) s 46.

Notes
  • See AGLC rule 3.1.
  • For Acts, the details which must be included are:
    • Title of the Act - Put in italics.
    • Year - Put in italics.
    • Jurisdiction - Use abbreviation and round brackets.
    • Pinpoint - Identify the particular section, paragraph, part, schedule, etc. (See AGLC rule 3.1.4 for the appropriate abbreviations for pinpoint references to Acts.)
Footnotes

1 Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010 (Cth) reg 90.

Notes
  • See AGLC rule 3.4
  • Citation of delegated legislation should follow the same style as for primary legislation.
  • Details which must be included are:
    • Title of the Regulation - Put in italics.
    • Year - Put in italics.
    • Jurisdiction - Use abbreviation and round brackets.
    • Pinpoint - Identify the particular section, paragraph, part, schedule, etc. (See AGLC rules 3.1.4 & 3.4 for the pinpoint reference abbreviations for delegated legislation.)

Footnotes

1 Crimes Amendment (Abolition of Blasphemy) Bill 2019 (Vic).

2 National Integrity Commission Bill 2019 (Cth) cl 50.

Notes
  • See AGLC rule 3.2
  • Bills should be cited in the same ways as Acts (Statutes), except that the title and year of the Bills should not be italicised.
  • The details which must be included are:
    • Title of the Bill
    • Year
    • Jurisdiction - use abbreviation and round brackets
  • Pinpoint - these will most often be to either 'clause' or 'subclause': see AGLC rule 3.1.4 for the appropriate abbreviations.

Footnotes

1 Explanatory Memorandum, Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (Cth) [11].

2 Explanatory Statement, Gene Technology Amendment Bill 2017 (ACT).

Notes
  • In some jurisdictions, Explanatory Memoranda are known as Explanatory Statements or Explanatory Notes.
  • The details to be included are:
    • The words "Explanatory Memoranda" (or "Statements" or "Notes" as appropriate.)
    • Title of the Bill
    • Year
    • Jurisdiction
    • Pinpoint - generally to pages or paragraph numbers in accordance with AGLC rule 1.1.6-1.1.7.
  • Note that it is the Bills that is cited, not the resulting Act.

If you come across any inconsistencies with the referencing examples in ART, send your feedback to libreftool@latrobe.edu.au.

Important note: These guidelines have been designed to be used in university coursework, e.g. essays, reports, presentations. For work that is required to be published, or communicated to an audience wider than the University, please consult the appropriate publication manual, your publisher, the University Copyright Officer, and / or your research supervisor for guidance.

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