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Commentaries Citation Elements: Rule 6

Bibliography Entry

Example of AGLC format for citing commentary in the bibliography
 

Commentaries - Citation Formats

6.4 General rule: Author or Publisher, Title, Vol number (at most recent service date for pinpoint or if not available date accessed) [pinpoint]
Use author if clearly identified otherwise use the Publisher as the first element.
The pinpoint must be sufficient to locate your citation. Add either the legislation title or chapter title if the pinpoint is inadequate after the currency date.

 

6.4 Looseleaf services (Legal Commentary) - Westlaw AU

First footnote citation
8 Ian Freckelton and Hugh Selby (eds), Thomson Reuters, Expert Evidence (at September 2014) [7.10.140].

Second and subsequent footnote citations
9 Ibid [7.10.250].
12 Freckelton, above n 8 [7.10.360].

Bibliography
Freckelton, Ian and Hugh Selby (eds), Thomson Reuters, Expert Evidence (at September 2014)

 

6.4 Looseleaf services (Legal Commentary) - Lexis Advance Pacific

First footnote citation
2 Ian Weldon, LexisNexis, Criminal Law WA (October 2014) [The Criminal Code s 44.1].

Second and subsequent footnote citations
4 Ibid [s 45].
20 above n 2, [s 48.2].

Bibliography Weldon, Ian, LexisNexis, Criminal Law WA (October 2014)

 

6.4 Looseleaf services (Legal Commentary) - CCH

First footnote citation
4 Peter Faris, Mirko Bagaric and CCH editors, CCH, Australian Uniform Evidence Law Commentary (at 22 October 2012) ¶4-570.

Second and subsequent footnote citations
5 Ibid ¶1-130.
9 above n 4, ¶1-150.

Bibliography
Faris, Peter, Mirko Bagaric and CCH editors, CCH, Australian Uniform Evidence Law Commentary (at 22 October 2012)

Encyclopaedia Citations Elements

Bibliography Entry

Example of AGLC citation of encyclopaedia in a bibliography

Encyclopaedia Citations

General rule, first footnote: Publisher, Title of EncyclopediaVol Number, (at Full date) Title Number, Name of Title, 'Chapter Number Name of Chapter' [paragraph number].
Omit volume number for online citations.

General rule, subsequent footnotes: Ibid, [pinpont] (for footnote immediately following previous footnote).
Publisher, above n Footnote Number, [pinpoint].