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Legislation | AGLC3

Statutes (Acts of Parliament)

Footnotes

Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) sch 2.

Public Prosecutions Act 1994 (Vic).

Notes

See AGLC rule 3.1. in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 3rd edition.

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.)

Delegated legislation (Regulations)

Footnotes

Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010  (Cth).

Notes

See AGLC rule 3.3. in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 3rd edition.

Citation of delegated legislation should follow the same style as for primary legislation. (See AGLC rule 3.3.2. in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 3rd edition for the pinpoint reference abbreviations for delegated legislation.)

  • 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 rule 3.3.2 for the pinpoint reference abbreviations for delegated legislation.)
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