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Laws 110 22nd February
Author Title (ed, Publisher, Place of Publication, Year.)
e.g. Andrew Butler and Petra Butler (follow what the book says if it just has initial use it,
include word 'and') The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act: A Commentary (2nd ed, LexisNexis,
Remember to place the full stop correctly
What happens when you have multiple authors?
First name last name, alphabetically by sir name
# of authors
1. Theresa Buller
2. "" and Kim Hall
3. "" "", Kim Hall and John Smith
4. Theresa Buller and others.
Chapter in a book
Credit the book itself and the Chapter in a Book. Quote marks to differentiate as a chapter
Jessica Palmer "Constructive Trusts" in Andrew Butler (ed) Equity and Trusts in New Zealand
(2nd ed, Thomas Reuters, Wellington, 2009) 335.
(ed)- show the editor of the book
Title in italics
Space after every comma
Full stop at the end
Place of publication- city
Need to credit the author, tell the marker how they are going to find the chapter
Leonard Rotman "'My Hovercraft is Full of Eels': Smoking Out the Message in R v Marshall"
(2009) 63. Sask L Rev 617.
Usually party names in italics
Starting page name do not need to include the end number
"at 63."- page. Number
If each paragraph is numbered use the paragraph number 1
Cullen v R  3 NZLR 471 (CA) at 
2 1 2
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