INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Office of Public Sector Information

LMO Description
Organisation: 
Office of Public Sector Information
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    Range of Public Sector Information
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>OPSI's particular focus is on the granting of rights of access and use of spatial datasets.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    OPSI has responsibility for the management of government information (Crown copyright) across the United Kingdom.
    Comments: 
    OPSI has policy responsibility for the re-use of public sector information and the licensing responsibilities that go with it. We are keen to ensure that there is an appropriate read across between governing access/rights of use and re-use arangements.
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    Wide range of UKgeographic data
    Societal Sector: 
    Government
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Licensing of government information and data
    Primary Business: 
    Policy lead on public sector information
    Environmental application domains: 
    Various