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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Parliamentary and legal material

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Parliamentary and legal material

Reference: Jurisdiction. Title. Publisher, Year. Series no./Article.

Example: Ireland. Equality, Integration, Disability and Human Rights (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011. The Stationery Office, 2011. S.I. No. 139/2011.


  • (Short form of title)


  • Legislation introduced at the time (Equality, Integration, Disability 2011)....
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