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Reference guide for APA 7th edition - Short version

Short version of the reference guide for APA 7th edition, a guide intended for students at the departments of Biology and Environmental Science at Lund University on how to format references according to the APA style.

Swedish laws and regulations

Swedish laws and regulations

The instructions in this section are valid for references to Swedish laws and regulations. The official and authentic version of Swedish laws are published in the Swedish Code of Statutes (Svensk författningssamling SFS), which is available online from the Swedish Government Offices. Laws are regularly updated, and accessing the publications online is a good way to make sure that you cite the latest version. If you accessed the law online, you should include the URL of the website from which it was retrieved in the reference. 

SFS YYYY:NumberTitle. Publisher. URL


In-text references  

(Miljöbalk, SFS 1998:808)

(Miljöprövningsförordning, SFS 2013:251)    

(AvfallsförordningSFS 2011:927)

(DjurskyddslagSFS 1988:534)

According to 15 c. 11 § Miljöbalken (SFS 1998:808)...

Miljöprövningsförordningen (SFS 2013:251) regulates...

As stated in 57 § of Avfallsförordningen (SFS 2011:927)... 

In 10 § of Djurskyddslagen (SFS 1988:534) it is stated...

Reference list

SFS 1988:534. Djurskyddslag. Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.

SFS 1998:808. Miljöbalk. Ministry of the Environment.

SFS 2011:927. Avfallsförordning. Ministry of the Environment.

SFS 2013:251. MiljöprövningsförordningMinistry of thEnvironment.