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Instructions for Written Work

Legal references

Acts 

In the bibliography

Name of act legal number/year. URL 

  • Not italicize name of the act.
  • If the act is in a database purchased by SeAMK and the user must log in to access it, the permanent URN or DOI link is given. If the publication has no permanent address, the name of the database is not mentioned. 
  • APA 7 instructs to abbreviate long web addresses. This practice has not been adopted by SeAMK. 

 

In text-citation

(Heath Care Act 1326/2010)

 

Decrees 

In the bibliography

Name of degree legal number/year. URL 

  • Not italicize name of the decree. 
  • If the act is in a database purchased by SeAMK and the user must log in to access it, the permanent URN or DOI link is given. If the publication has no permanent address, the name of the database is not mentioned.
  • APA 7 instructs to abbreviate long web addresses. This practice has not been adopted by SeAMK. 
Government Decree on Communicable Diseases 146/2017. https://www.finlex.fi/en/laki/kaannokset/2017/en20170146_20190146.pdf 

 

In text-citation 

(Government Decree on Communicable Diseases 146/2017)

 

These guidelines may also apply, for example, to EU Directives and Regulations. 

 

 

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