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Scotland Act 1998

Section L4: Ordnance Survey
Purpose and Effect

This Section reserves the Ordnance Survey.


The Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping organisation for Great Britain and the Isle of Man.  The Ordnance Survey Department is currently responsible to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions.

Details of Provisions

This reserves the subject-matter of the Ordnance Survey Act 1841, which confers functions on the Secretary of State in respect of the survey of Great Britain and the Isle of Man by virtue of which the OS Department prepares the OS maps.

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