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AGLC4 Referencing

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Legal encyclopaedias and dictionaries

The full AGLC4 rule for legal encyclopaedias can be found at Rule 7.7.

Elements (if viewed online)

Publisher, Title (online at Date) Title number Name of title Chapter number Name of chapter [Paragraph]
Lawbook, The Laws of Australia  (online at 1 September 2014) 15 Equity, '15.1 History and Nature of Equity' [15.1.150]
  • Name of the publisher
  • Title — italicised
  • Date — the date accessed, preceded by 'online at'
  • Title number
  • Name of title
  • Chapter number
  • Name of chapter
  • Paragraph — should be enclosed in square brackets.

Example

  • LexisNexis, Halsbury's Laws of Australia (online at 12 March 2018) 25 Arbitration, '2 The Arbitration Agreement' [25-50].

Dictionaries

The full AGLC4 rule for legal dictionaries can be found at Rule 7.6.

Elements (if viewed online)

Dictionary title (online at Date) 'Entry title' Definition number
Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary  (online at 12 February 2020) 'citizen' (def 1).
  • Dictionary title — italicised
  • Date — the date accessed, preceded by 'online at'
  • Entry name — in single quotation marks
  • Definition number

Example

  • Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary (online at 12 February 2020) 'citizen' (def 1).