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Westlaw AU Tip - How to find a section of legislation

Last Published: September 27, 2019

This tip will show you how to quickly find a section or provision of an Act or Regulation.

  1. Select the 'Legislation and Commentary' search template on the left-hand menu or select the Legislation and Commentary link in the browse menu.
  1. In 'Legislation (Title)' field add the title of the Act you are searching for e.g. Climate Change Authority Act.
  • Westlaw AU will provide you with a list of legislation titles based on your current subscriptions.
  • If you select the title from the drop-down list, the legislation title will be inserted into the Legislation (Title) field with quotation marks.
  1. In the 'Legislation (Provision Number)' field, add the number of the section you are looking for e.g. 8 and click the Search button.
  1. Your results will display in the Westlaw AU results screen.

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