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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Parliamentary and legal publications

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use APA and MLA. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Parliamentary and legal publications

Reference: Title, source and section number if applicable, (year of publication). Retrieved from URL (if available)

Example: Human Rights Commission Act, (2000). Retrieved from


  • Name of the act (year)
  • (Name of the act, year)


  • The Human Rights Commission Act (2000)
  • Legislation (Human Rights Commission Act, 2000) covering the area….


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