EU Treaties and Legislation
Primary legislation from the EU comes in the form of treaties.
When citing EU treaties give the title of the treaty followed by the year of publication, the Official Journal series and
the issue and page numbers.
Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community  OJ C306/01
Secondary legislation from the EU comes in a variety of forms including Regulations, Directives and Decisions.
When citing EU legislation for the first time, note the Legislation type, its number and title, then publication details from
the Official Journal (OJ) of the European Union. The OJ citation is given in the order: [year] OJ series Number/Page.
Council Directive 2001/29/EC on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society  OJ L167/10
In subsequent footnotes a short form of the legislation title may be used, provided warning is given in brackets in the
1 Council Directive 93/104/EC concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time  OJ L307/18 (Working Time Directive)
4 Working Time Directive, art 2