Citing the law

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Citing the law
Why do I need to cite?
Activity: When to cite?
Inserting footnotes
Example
Case law
Activity: Which report do I cite?
EU cases
ECHR cases
Example
Legislation
Welsh legislation
Scottish legislation
Northern Ireland legislation
EU legislation
Books
Edited books and encyclopedias
Journal articles
Electronic journal articles
Government publications
Hansard
Newspaper articles
Websites and blogs
Correspondence
Activity: Putting it all together
Bibliographies
FAQs and notes

Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly

Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly, which was established in 1998, are cited by the short title followed by 'Northern Ireland' in round brackets and then the year.

Example:

Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 2010


Acts of the Parliament of Northern Ireland

Acts of the former Parliament of Northern Ireland (1921-1972) are cited by the short title followed by 'NI' in round brackets and then the year.

Example:

Charities Act (NI) 1964


Orders in Council for Northern Ireland

Orders in Council for Northern Ireland are cited by title followed by 'NI' in round brackets and then the year.

Example:

Criminal Justice (NI) Order 2008

Statutory Rules

Statutory Rules are cited by title, year then the Statutory Rule year and number.

Example:

The Flavourings in Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010, SR 2010/414

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