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AGLC - Referencing Guide

Delegated Legislation

Rule 3.4 Delegated Legislation

  Cite regulations, rules, orders, etc the same as Legislation/Acts (rule 3.1)

3.9.3 Legislation Delegated to Non-Government Entities (ASX Listing Rules, Professional Conduct Rules, etc)

  Cite as for orders and rulings of government instrumentalities (rule 3.9.2)

  Include the document number only if it appears on the instrument

  Replace full date of effect with full date of cited version if frequently updated

 Issuing Body ,  Title  (at  Full Date  )  Pinpoint .

Rule 3.9.2 Orders and Rulings of Government Instrumentalities and Officers

  Include the jurisdiction in parentheses after the name of the government department of officer

  Include the document number only if it appears on the instrument

  The Full Date should be the date from which the instrument takes effect

 Instrumentality/Officer ,  Instrument Title  ( Document Number ,  Full Date )  Pinpoint .

Format

Standard format for footnote

Government delegated legislation:

   Title   Year  ( Jurisdiction  Pinpoint  < URL >.

 

Legislation delegated to non-government entities:

   Issuing Body ,  Title  (at  Full Date )  Pinpoint  < URL >.

 

Government Instrumentalities' Orders and Rulings:

   Instrumentality/Officer's Title ,  Instrument Title  ( Document Number ,  Full Date )  Pinpoint  < URL >.

 

Standard format for bibliography

Government delegated legislation:

   Act Title   Year   ( Jurisdiction )

 

Legislation delegated to non-government entities:

   Issuing Body ,  Title  (at  Full Date )

 

Government Instrumentalities' Orders and Rulings:

   Instrumentality/Officer's Title ,  Instrument Title  ( Document Number ,  Full Date )

Footnote Examples

Government Instrumentalitites

1 Heritage Regulation 2006 (ACT) reg 5(1).

2 Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW) r 6.2(1), (3A)(a)—(b). 

3 Federal Court Rules 1979 (Cth) ords 3, 5—6, 7 r 4A.

4 Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015 (Vic) r 3.01.

5 Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth) regs 2.01—2.02.

6 High Court Rules 2004 (Cth) r 42.02.2.

Non-Government Entities

7 ASX, Listing Rules (at 19 December 2016).

8 Law Society of the Australian Capital Territory, ACT Legal Profession (Solicitors) Conduct Rules 2015 (at 20 November 2015) r 8.1 <https://www.actlawsociety.asn.au/documents/item/1921>.

9 Victorian Bar, Compulsory Continuing Professional Development Rules (at 1 April 2011) rr 4—5.

Government Orders and Rulings

10 Australian Taxation Office, Income Tax: Carrying on a Business as a Professional Artist (TR 2005/1, 12 January 2005) <https://www.ato.gov.au/law/view/document?docid=TXR/TR20051/NAT/ATO/00001>.

11 Australian Securities and Investment Commission, ASIC Class Order – Credit Rating Agencies (CO 05/1230, 31 December 2005) [4] <https://download.asic.gov.au/media/1325515/co05-1230.pdf>.

3 Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (Cth), Direction No 65: Visa Refusal and Cancellation under s501 and Revocation of a Visa under s501CA (22 December 2014) s 2 7(1)(a) <https://archive.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/Documents/ministerial-direction-65.pdf>.