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CEMS Harvard Referencing Style: Statutes and Acts


Laws have two titles: a long official title and a short title. The short title is mostly used for in-text references. The title of the act can be followed by its number and year (as relevant to the act, not the year of publication). Add (as amended) if the title does not include the words amended/amendment.


Country/Entity. Year. Full title of Act (italics). Available at: URL [Accessed: day month year].

Statutes and acts

South African Government. 2021. Taxation Laws Amendment Act 20 of 2021. Pretoria: Government Printer.

South African Government. 2021. Financial Sector Laws Amendment Act 23 of 2021. Available at: [Accessed: 9 January 2021].