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APA 7th Edition Referencing: LEGAL & GOVERNMENT

Legal & Government Materials


Quality Standards


Reference List In-text Citation
Organisation That Made the Standard. (Year). Title (Standard No. ???). URL 
International Organization for Standardization. (2016). Occupational health and safety management systems- Requirements with guidance for use (ISO/DIS Standard No. 45001). (International Organization for Standardization, 2016)


Government report


Reference List In-text Citation
Corporate author name. (Year). Title (Publication No.). Publisher if different to author. URL 
Department of Health. (1992). Pressure ulcers in adults: Prediction and prevention (AHCPR Publication No. 92-0047). (Department of Health, 1992)


Australian Bureau of Statistics


Reference List In-text Citation
Australian Bureau of Statistics. (Year). Title of page (No. of stat). URL 
Australia Bureau of Statistics. (2017). Recorded crime: Victims (No. 4510.0). nsf/mf/4510.0 

(ABS, 2017)

* You may use the acronym after introducing the full name in your first citation


Statutes (Laws & Acts)

Name of Act, Title § Source Section Number (Year). URL 

Note: For information on preparing legal references, consult The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation