13 Law and legal references
13.6 International treaties, conventions, etc.
Apart from EU treaties, where the short name usually suffices (see above), set out the full name of the treaty or convention with the following information in parentheses:
• the date of signature or adoption and, if available, the date it entered into force
• the Treaty Series number (or if not yet published, the International Legal Materials (ILM) citation) or, if earlier, other relevant number
• the familiar name
• any relevant protocols.
For example, a reference to the Refugee Convention should be expressed as follows:
A short title will suffice for subsequent references in the same chapter.
References to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and US Restatements should be set in roman, for example ‘UCC ss 2–203’.
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