Guide: How to cite a Court case in Vancouver (author-date) style

Guide: How to cite a Court case in Vancouver (author-date) style

Cite A Court case in Vancouver (author-date) style

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Use the following template to cite a court case using the Vancouver (author-date) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Vancouver (author-date) style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Title. Document Title/Name. Year Published. p. Pages Used. 


Council C. Fast food: exposing the truth [Internet]. 1st ed. NSW: Cancer Council; 2013 [cited 23 April 2015]. p. single page. Available from:

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Year Published)


There are many reasons why
people have increased their fast
food consumption: ranging from
the convenience and location of
fast food outlets to the low cost
and frequent marketing of fast food (Council 2013)

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