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Harvard Referencing Guide: Legislation

Legislation .


Legislation includes Acts of Parliament (also known as Statutes) and Statutory Instruments (also known as Rules, Orders and Regulations).

Legislation does not have an author.

Acts of Parliament

Title of the Act and year (chapter number of the act; abbreviated to ‘c.’). Place of publication: Publisher.

e.g. Environment Act 2005 (c.25). London: The Stationery Office.


Statutory Instruments

Title of the Statutory Instrument and year (SI year/number). Place of publication: Publisher.

e.g. Insolvency Rules 1986 (SI 1986/925). London: HMSO.