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APA 7th Referencing UniSkills: Legislation and standards

APA 7th referencing

Legislation and standards

Act of Parliament

Note. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association does not cover Australian legal materials. The guidelines presented are adapted from the Australian Guide to Legal Citation


 

Title of Act in Italics (Jurisdiction abbrevation) section number and subdivision if relevant. URL



 Reference list examples
 

Building Industry Act 1985 (Cth) s. 10.4. https://legislation.gov.au/Details/C2016C01029
 

Dog Act 1976 (WA). https://legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_a230.html

 

Case

Note. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association does not cover Australian legal materials. The guidelines presented are adapted from the Australian Guide to Legal Citation


 

Case Name in Italics (year) volume number Law Report Series Title starting page. URL



Reference list example
 

Shea v. News Ltd. (2015) WASC 1. http://austlii.edu.au/au/cases/wa/WASC/2015/1.html 
 

Standard

 

Author Surname, Initial(s) or Organisation Name. (year). Title of standard in italics (Standard number). Publisher Name. URL



Reference list example
 

Standards Australia. (2015). Placement and presentation of hand hygiene materials in relation to the basin in healthcare settings (AS 1071:2015). SAI Global. https://www-saiglobal.com