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APA Referencing guide: Act / Bill

Act / Bill

Template      Title of Act. Source and section number if applicable. (Year of enactment). Place of publication:Publisher.

If accessed online do not include Place of publication: Publisher and add: Retrieved from URL

Reference list / Bibliography

Adoption Act, Government of Ireland, 21 s.49. (2010). Dublin: Stationary Office.

In-text citation

“The Authority shall not make an adoption order without the consent of every person, being the child’s mother or guardian or other person having charge of or control over the child, unless the Authority dispenses with the consent…” (Adoption Act, 2010, p.27)


According to the Adoption Act (2010) the consent of every… (p.27)