When you are using OSCOLA referencing style, please remember that you can abbreviate common words and phrases in case names, i.e. use DPP for Director of Public Prosecutions or Co for Company.
The table below provides you with examples for abbreviations commonly used in case names. It is not a comprehensive list, so for abbreviations that are not in the list, please consult Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations database.
TIP! In OSCOLA, abbreviations do not have full stops.
|Area Health Authority||AHA|
|British Broadcasting Corporation||BBC|
|Crown Prosecution Service||CPS|
|Director of Public Prosecutions||DPP|
|Inland Revenue Commissioners||IRC|
|London Borough Council||LBC|
|public limited company||plc|
|The Queen (or King)||R|
|Rural District Council||RDC|
|Urban District Council||UDC|
For more information, please read the following sections of OSCOLA user guide (4th ed.): 1.6 Tables and lists of abbreviations, 1.6.1 Lists of abbreviations, 2.1.2. Case names and 4.2 Abbreviations.
Taylor Library Team