Open Government Declaration

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Open Government Declaration  (2011) 
by the Governments of Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Norway, the Philippines, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States




This work is in the public domain worldwide because it was prepared or published by or under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), The act gives everyone a legal right to see information held by public bodies of the United Kingdom Government
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The United Kingdom Freedom of Information Act provides all public sector information is now available under a free, perpetual licence without restrictions beyond attribution. This material was based on, and designed to work with the Open Government Licence. Notwithstanding, these documents are reproducible under the terms of to work with the Creative Commons licences the unless otherwise indicated.
 
This work is in the public domain in the Republic of Indonesia according to Article 13 of the Copyright Act of Republic of Indonesia because it is an edict of a government such documents include any result of open meetings of state institutions, laws and regulations, state addresses or government official speeches, court decisions and judicial orders or decisions of arbitration boards or of other similar agencies. This work is not eligible for copyright.
This work is in the public domain because it is a work of the Philippine government (see Republic Act No. 8293 or Section 176 of the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines).
All official Philippine texts of a legislative, administrative, or judicial nature, or any official translation thereof, are ineligible for copyright.
This work is in the public domain because it was created and first published in South Africa and it is an official text of a legislative, administrative or legal nature, or an official translation of such a text.

According to the Copyright Act, 1978, § 12 (8) (a), "No copyright shall subsist in official texts of a legislative, administrative or legal nature, or in official translations of such texts."