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Law & Government Publications: Referencing

Stellenbosch University Law Faculty writing guide



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How to cite

How to refer to official publications


Republic of South Africa. 2000. National Youth Commission Amendment Act 19 of 2000. Pretoria: Government Printer.

See: Van Dyk, T. & Coetzee, M. 2010. Make sense of refere​ncing: The Harvard, APA and Vancouver methods and footnote system​. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University Language Centre, p.24 



Katz, M.M., chair. 1994. Interim report of the Commission of Inquiry into Certain Aspects of the Tax Structure of South Africa. Pretoria: Government Printer.

White Papers

Republic of South Africa. Department of Education. 1995. White Paper on education and training. Government Gazette no. 16312, 15 March.