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Chicago Citation Style, 17th Edition: Government Document

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to Chicago Manual of Style citations.

Government Document (14.269-14.305)

The format of citations for government information depends on many factors, including which government or government department provides the information, who authored it, whether it is available in print or online, and what kind of information it is (e.g. report, bill, statute, committee proceeding, statistic).  Given the complexity of government information citations, this guide does not provide examples.  We recommend that you consult The Chicago Manual of Style Online (14.269-14.305). Note that sections 14.293-14.296 of the Manual provide examples of Canadian government documents specifically, including legal cases and statutes.