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AGLC Referencing Style

A guide to applying AGLC

Legal Encyclopaedias

Rule AGLC 7.7 (AGLC4)

Online legal encyclopaedias are cited as follows:

Publisher - The publisher's name should adhere to rule 6.3.1.

Title of encylopaedia, (online at date of retrieval)Italicise the title, put at date of retrieval in round brackets.

Title Number Name of Title, 

Chapter number and name- In single quotation marks

Paragraph -  In square brackets


Westlaw AU,The Laws of Australia (online at 1 March 2019) 15 Equity, '15.2 Fiduciaries' [15.2.900].

LexisNexis, Halsbury’s Laws of Australia (online at 17 April 2018) 135 Damages, ‘8 Damages for Personal Injury’ [135-850].

Oxford University Press, Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (online at 20 June 2019) 'Abuse of Rights' [14].

LexisNexis, Halsbury's Laws of England (online at 11 February 2019) Charities, '6 Trustees' [271]

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