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Legal Research Tutorial: Federal Regulations: I. The Code of Federal Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations - Parts of the Reference

Reference list citation

Financial Assistance to Individuals, 45 C.F.R. § 234 (2012).

In-text citation:

(Financial Assistance to Individuals, 2012).

Most Code of Federal Regulations APA citations have five basic elements:

  1. Name of the regulation
  2. Title number
  3. Abbreviated name of the source
  4. Section number
  5. Date

Parts of the Reference

Name of Regulation

Financial Assistance to Individuals,


Title Number

45


Abbreviated Name of Source

C.F.R.


Section Number

§ 234


Date

(2012).

 

See The University of Akron's Bluebook Quick Reference: Abbreviations and How-tos for help with abbreviations​.

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