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Referencing & Citing Guide: Legislation

This Referencing and Citing Guide provides referencing examples to act as guidelines for the UOW Harvard, AGLC, APA 6 and Footnoting (Oxford) referencing styles.

AGLC - Legislation

Format In-Text Reference Reference List
Delegated legislation (Regulations)

See AGLC rule 3.3


Citation of delegated legislation should follow the same style as for primary legislation. (See AGLC rule 3.3.2 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.)

Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010  (Cth).
Statutes (Acts of Parliament)

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.)

Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) sch 2.
Public Prosecutions Act 1994 (Vic).