OSCOLA Referencing

Law Commission Reports


The following are examples of how to reference Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission reports.



Cite Law Commission reports by title in italics, Law Com number and year. Do the same with Scottish Law Commission reports, giving the Scot Law Com number. For Law Commission consultation papers and Scottish Law Commission discussion papers, give the Law Com CP number or the Scot Law Com DP number. Command paper numbers need not be given.



Law Commission, Reforming Bribery (Law Com No 313, 2008) paras 3.12–3.17.

Scottish Law Commission, Damages for Psychiatric Injury (Scot Law Com No 196, 2004).

Law Commission, Privity of Contract: Contracts for the Benefit of Third Parties (Law Com CP No 121, 1991).