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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 or legal material

Reference: #. Title, Jurisdiction [statute on the Internet]. Year of publication [cited Year Month Day]. Available from: URL

Example:


18. Equality, Integration, Disability and Human Rights (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011, Ireland [statute on the Internet].c2011 [cited 2011 May 3]. Available from: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2011/en/si/0139.html

In-Text-Citation:

Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.

Example:

This statutory instrument transfers the responsibilities related to equality, integration, disability and human rights to the Department of Justice and Law Reform.18

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