Her Majesty's Stationery Office

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Formerly, the government's official publisher. Following privatization in 1996 most of its functions were taken over by The Stationery Office but certain core functions of HMSO have been retained. These include administration of Crown and Parliamentary copyright, overseeing the functions of the Queen's Printer in relation to Acts of Parliament, statutory instruments, and some other material of an official or legislative nature, and provision of official publications to members of the European Parliament. HMSO now operates within the new Office of Public Sector Information.

Subjects: Law.

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