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AGLC Referencing Style

A guide to applying AGLC

Law Reform Commission Reports

AGLC Rule 6.1.8

Law Reform Commission name - If the body changes name, use the name of the body at the time of the report. For example, the Australian Law Reform Commission was the Law Reform Commission prior to 1996.

Title - italicise the title and capitalise all words in the title except articles (“the”, “a”, “an”), conjunctions (e.g. “and”, “but”, etc.) and prepositions (e.g. “on”, “with”, etc.).

Type of publication - the type of publication (Report, Discussion Paper, Consultation Paper etc) should be included as appropriate. If it is part of a series inlcude the number preceded by No.

Year of publication - in round brackets. Do not include the publisher or place of publication.

Pinpoint References - include the page or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as “ch”) as appropriate. Pinpoint references may inlcude both page numbers and paragraph numbers.

Examples:

Australian Law Reform Commission, Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era, Report No 123 (2014) 295.

Law Reform Commission, Reform of Evidence Law, Discussion Paper No 16 (1980).

New South Wales Law Reform Commission, Dispute Resolution: Frameworks in New South Wales, Consultation Paper No16 (2014) 43.

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