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AGLC - Referencing Guide

Treaties

Rule 8 Statutes Treaties

  Include parties' names exactly as they appear in treaty title (even if elaborate)

  Do not include parties' names if they appear in the treaty title

  Do not include parties' names for multilateral agreements with more than three signatories

Format

Standard format for footnote

Treaty:

   Treaty Title   Parties' Names , opened for  signature or signed Full Date ,  Treaty Series  (entered into force  Full Date )  Pinpoint  < URL >.

 

Treaty - same date of conclusion and entry into force:

   Treaty Title ,  Treaty Series  (signed and entered into force  Date of Conclusion and Entry into Force )  Pinpoint  < URL >.

 

Treaty Series - organised by volume:

   Treaty Title  opened for  signature or signed Full Date  Volume Number   Treaty Series Abbreviation   Starting Page  (entered into force  Full Date )  Pinpoint  < URL >.

 

Treaty Series - organised by Year:

   Treaty Title  opened for  signature or signed Full Date , [ Year of Volume  Treaty Series Abbreviation   Starting Page  (entered into force  Full Date )  Pinpoint  < URL >.

 

Memoranda of Understanding:

   MOU Title ,  Parties' Names , signed  Full Date , (Memorandum of Understanding)  Pinpoint  < URL >.

 

Standard format for bibliography

Treaty:

   Treaty Title   Parties' Names , opened for  signature or signed Full Date ,  Treaty Series  (entered into force  Full Date )

 

Treaty - same date of conclusion and entry into force:

   Treaty Title ,  Treaty Series  (signed and entered into force  Date of Conclusion and Entry into Force )

 

Treaty Series - organised by volume:

   Treaty Title  opened for  signature or signed Full Date  Volume Number   Treaty Series Abbreviation   Starting Page  (entered into force  Full Date )


Treaty Series - organised by Year: 

   Treaty Title  opened for  signature or signed Full Date , [ Year of Volume  Treaty Series Abbreviation   Starting Page  (entered into force  Full Date )

 

Memoranda of Understanding:

   MOU Title ,  Parties' Names , signed  Full Date , (Memorandum of Understanding)

Footnote Examples

1 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, opened for signature 16 December 1966, 993 UNTS 3 (entered into force 3 January 1976).

2 Convention Relating to the Non-Fortification and Neutralisation of the Aaland Islands, opened for signature 20 October 1921, 9 LNTS 211 (entered into force 6 April 1922).

3 Agreement on Cultural and Educative Integration between the Republic of Venezuela and the Republic of Peru, signed 12 January 1996, 2408 UNTS 125 (entered into force 13 March 1997) art 4.

4 International Agreement on the Scheldt, Belguim—France—Netherlands, signed 3 December 2002, 2351 UNTS 13 (entered into force 1 December 2005) art 3(1)(a).

5 Financing Agreement (Additional Financing for Household Energy and Universal Access Project) between the Republic of Mali and the International Development Association, signed 3 October 2008, 2563 UNTS 25 (entered into force 5 January 2009).

6 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, opened for signature 28 July 1951, 189 UNTS 150 (entered into force 22 April 1954).

7 Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Providing for the Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters, signed 23 August 1990, [1994] ATS 27 (entered into force 1 September 1994).

8 Agreement Relating to Co-operation on Antitrust Matters, Australia—United States of America, 1369 UNTS 43 (signed and entered into force 29 June 1982.

9 Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, opened for signature 31 December 2016, [2017] ATNIF 23 (not yet in force).

10 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, opened for signature 23 May 1969, 1155 UNTS 331 (entered into force 27 January 1980).

11 Convention on Cybercrime, opened for signature 23 November 2001, ETS No 185 (entered into force 1 July 2003) art 4(1).

12 Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Liberia, opened for signature 9 September 2015, [2015] OJ L 328/3 (entered into force 9 December 2015).

13 Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Cuba, signed 16 February 2016, s 2 <https://www.state.gov/e/eb/rls/othr/ata/c/cu/252525.htm>.

14 Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Nauru and the Commonwealth of Australia, Relating to the Transfer to and Assessment of Persons in Nauru, and Related Issues, signed 29 August 2012.