Q. How do I reference an act or other kind of Canadian government legislation?

Answer

APA does not provide guidance on citing legal material. The following suggested format is based on citation practices used by the Canadian Legal Information Institute. Legislation is made up of Statutes (Acts), Charters, Regulations and Treaties.

Reference

Title of legislation, Source + Year, chapter, section(subsection), URL/Publisher.

Example

Workers’ Compensation Act, RSA 2000, c W-15, s 18(1), http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/W15.pdf


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