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APA 6th Edition - University of Lincoln

Referencing system for Psychology

Official publication online

In-text citation

(Department of Health, 2014)


Reference List

Department of Health. (2014). Special educational needs (SEN) code of practice and regulations. Retrieved from

Name of Department/Agency. (Year). Title of document: Subtitle (Report No. xxx [if available]). Retrieved from URL of specific document



Citing online government documents

  • if no person is named, use the government agency or department as a group author.
  • the style does require that the author and publisher should be recorded as they appeared when the document was published, whether in print or online – not amended to their current title.