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-----Original Message----- From: Customer Services Sent: 14 September 2009 12:05 To: Tim Sheerman-Chase Subject: RE: Freedom of Information. Reference: SAP 71979 Dear Mr Sheerman-Chase Ordnance Survey reference: 71979 Thank you for your email dated 30 August 2009 requesting: "I have a sheet that has the following markings: "Made and published by the Director General of the OS, Chessington, Surrey 1960 Reprinted with minor changes 1965 Crown copyright (C) 1960"" "Which date is used to calculate when the copyright will lapse? Would this either be either 1st Jan 2011 or 1st Jan 2016 or another date?" We are pleased to provide you with the following information with regard to your request: The Crown copyright subsisting in a hard copy printed OS map will subsist from the end of the calendar year in which it was published until the end of the period of 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which it was published, meaning 1 January 2011. Please note that your enquiry has been processed to Freedom of Information guidelines. As all requested information has been provided, we have determined that in all the circumstances of this case the Public interest consideration (section 17 FOIA) is not applicable in this instance. If you are unhappy with our response, you may raise an appeal to our Appeals Officer at: Complaints Team Customer Service Centre Ordnance Survey Romsey Road SOUTHAMPTON SO16 4GU Please include the reference number above. The Appeals Officer will ensure that the process has been followed correctly, questioning any decisions taken regarding the original response and recommending disclosure of additional information if appropriate. Thank you for your enquiry. Yours sincerely Tony Gray Freedom of Information Pracitioner Ordnance Survey Romsey Road, SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, SO16 4GU Phone: +44 (0) 8456 050505 | Fax: +44 (0) 23 8079 2615 www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk | customerservices at ordnancesurvey.co.uk Please consider your environmental responsibility before printing this email.