Harvard Examples - Government and corporate documents - Legislation

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Standard in-text citation examples are in Getting started - In-text citation.

Reference List


Title (Jurisdiction). Year.


Building Industry Act (Cth). 1985.


In-text citation: Use section numbers within the Act rather than page numbers e.g. (Personal Injuries Proceedings Act (Qld) 2002 s. 2). If two sections are being referred to, separate them with a comma: (Personal Injuries Proceedings Act (Qld) 2002 ss. 2, 54).

Include an abbreviation for the jurisdiction after the title i.e. Cth for Commonwealth/Australian, Qld for Queensland, etc.

Legislation consulted online are cited as if in print, therefore a URL is not required.