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Referencing: Legislation

APA 6 - Legislation

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Acts of Parliament

The Commonwealth Building Industry Act (1985, s.10.4) states that ...

Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) (Austl.).

Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) s. 15 (Austl.).


General form for cases:

Case Name (in italics) year (in brackets) volume number reporter abbreviation first page (Country abbreviation).

For detailed information on how to cite legal material please go to Appendix 7.1 References to Legal Materials in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition.

Carey v. Price 2005 132 ALR 255 (Austl.).

Mabo v. Queensland 1988 166 CLR 186 (Austl.).