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Example reference formats for different source types

EU publication (treaties, directives and regulations and decisions) examples

Format: in text citation  
Legislation type and number (Year) …

Format: reference  
Legislation type and number (Year) Title. Source/Official Journal Issue [Online]. Available from: URL [Accessed date].

Example: in text citation  
The protection of personal data is covered in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (2016), which is widely known as the General Data Protection Regulation.

Example: reference  
Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (2016) on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation). Official Journal L 119/1 [Online]. Available from: [Accessed 29 May 2020].