Template:Cite canlaw

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

[{{{link}}} {{{short title}}}], {{{abbr}}} {{{year}}}, c. {{{chapter}}}

Template documentation[view] [edit] [history] [purge]

This citation template is for use in citing Canadian federal and provincial laws and regulations in a uniform manner. It is based on the format used at Queen's University, found here.

Please note: use of this template is not required by policy, MOS, CITE, or any other policies and guidelines. It just keeps things tidy and uniform.

Syntax[edit]

{{Cite canlaw
|short title  =
|abbr         =
|year         =
|chapter      =
|section      =
|subsection   =
|part         =
|division     =
|schedule     =
|link         =
|linkloc      =
|wikilink     =
|type         =
|amended1     =
|amended2     =
|amended3     =
|amended4     =
|amended5     =
|regtitle     =
|regnumber    =
}}

or

{{Cite canlaw|short title  =|abbr =|year =|chapter =|section =|subsection =|part =|division =|schedule =|link =|linkloc =|wikilink =|type =|amended1 =|amended2=|amended3 =|amended4 =|amended5 =|regtitle =|regnumber =}}

Usage[edit]

Parameter Mandatory Description Input Result
short title yes The short title of the Act Employment Standards Act Employment Standards Act
Will be linked, subject to wikilink and/or link parameters.
abbr yes The abbreviation of the record in which the statute was published. S.O. S.O.
S.C. and R.S.C. will automatically be linked to Statutes of Canada; all other inputs will render as plaintext (until we have articles for them...)
year yes Year of publication in the above record. 2000 2000
chapter yes Chapter name or number in the record. 41 chap. 41
section no Section of chapter 8 section 8
subsection no Subsection of above section 3 sub. 3
part no Part of Act IV Part IV
division no Division within Part III Div. III
schedule no Schedule to Act Sch.
link yes Full link to website of statute. Please be specific. http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_00e41_e.htm#s8s3 Will be linked from the title of the act, or separately at the end of the citation if there is a valid wikilink for the act.
linkloc yes if wikilink is provided Name of website where text is sourced ServiceOntario at ServiceOntario
Appended to the end of the citation if a valid wikilink is provided only.
wikilink no Bare wikilink to enwiki article about the act Employment Standards Act Employment Standards Act
type no Determines whether this is a statute or a regulation. reg Switches template to shorter version for citing regulations. If this variable is used, only the regtitle, regnumber, wikilink, link and linkloc parameters need be used.
amended1 no Displays information about amendments to the original statute. S.O. 2009, c. 9, s. 1 as amended by S.O. 2009, c. 9, s. 1
Note that the full volume, year, chapter, section information needs to be included as plaintext, because I wasn't up to coding all that.
amended2 no Displays information about further amendments to the original statute. S.O. 2017, c. 4, s. 42 and S.O. 2017, c. 4, s. 42
amended3 no as above as above as above
amended4 no as above as above as above
amended5 no as above as above as above
regtitle no unless citing a regulation as opposed to statute Title of the regulation Canadian Aviation Regulations Canadian Aviation Regulations
Will be linked, subject to wikilink and/or link parameters.
regnumber no unless citing a regulation as opposed to statute Number of the regulation SOR/96-433 SOR/96-433

Examples[edit]

Statute[edit]

{{Cite canlaw
|short title  = Employment Standards Act
|abbr         = S.O.
|year         = 2000
|chapter      = 41
|section      = 8
|subsection   = 3
|wikilink     = Employment Standards Act
|link         = http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_00e41_e.htm#s8s3
|linkloc      = ServiceOntario
|amended1     = S.O. 2009, c. 9, s. 1
}}

Gives: Employment Standards Act, S.O. 2000, c. 41, s. 8(3), as amended by S.O. 2009, c. 9, s. 1 (Employment Standards Act at ServiceOntario)


Regulation[edit]

{{Cite canlaw
|link         = http://www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/regu/sor-96-433/latest/sor-96-433.html
|linkloc      = CanLII
|wikilink     = Canadian Aviation Regulations
|type         = reg
|regtitle     = Canadian Aviation Regulations
|regnumber    = SOR/96-433
}}

Gives: Canadian Aviation Regulations, SOR/96-433 (Canadian Aviation Regulations at CanLII)


See also[edit]

<