Delegations of authority are granted from the Controller of Her Majestyâ€™s Stationery Office (HMSO) to government departments where there are sound policy or practical benefits in doing so. Delegated authority enables them to license the re-use of Crown copyright materialÂ which they produce.
Anyone wishing to re-use information produced by a department with a delegation of authority should contact the organisation directly for advice and guidance.
Most of the organisations with a delegation of authority have their activities regulated by the Information Fair Trader Scheme (IFTS).
There are certain non-Crown bodies which have been granted a licence from the Controller to sub-license the Crown copyright material which they hold. These bodies are identified by an asterisk (*).
|Organisation||Date of delegation||Material covered under delegation|
|Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales||19 May 2015 (updated and amended from 8 October 2002|| RCAHMW Collections and individual items which are Crown copyright or where the copyright has been assigned to the Crown, including photographs, manuscripts, documents, drawings, audio-visual material, digital records, databases and websites originated by or for RCAHMW, and a collection of archived material held by RCAHMW.
|CADW. Welsh Government||1 April 2015 (updated and amended from 2002||Publications; Interpretive text ; Graphic art including maps, plans, reconstructions and illustrations etc; Literary works such as commissioned poetry; Text for audio; Works of art commissioned by Cadw; Text from Corporate publications; Photography;
Commissioned and other photographic images used to promote tourism in Wales; Digital Media - Video; Interactive reconstructions; Sound and light projections; Film and videos; Digital Media - Audio; Audio Tours; Audio to accompany digital media; Digital Media - Mobile Devices - Apps (Applications) for mobile devices; Cadw Logo;
Design and Layout of Publications.
Typographical arrangement of published editions.
|Highways England Limited||1 April 2015||Images from the Highways Agency CCTV Traffic Management Cameras; Images from Highways England Limited CCTV Traffic Management Cameras
|Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales of Welsh Government Office||1 April 2015||Software licence Widget application for care service provider websites to facilitate links to Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) reports.|
|RAF Museum||31 March 2015||Crown copyright documents in the collection kept by the Royal Air Force Museum including:- Photographs,
Cinematograph films; Fine art; Posters; Official documents;
|National College for Teaching and Leadership||2 February 2015||Leadership learning modules, units, courses or programmes, whether online, paper-based or in any other form.|
|British Film Institute||12 March 2014||â€¢moving images and tapes from the Central Office of Information Film and Tape Library and other collections including material from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
â€¢still imagery and posters
â€¢correspondence relating to film productions
|Companies House||4 August 2009||All|
|Drinking Water Inspectorate (Defra)||6 January 2014||The Drinking Water Inspectorate Risk Assessment Tool|
|Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency||20 December 2005||Information, databases, logos and visual images|
|Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency||11 April 2014||All|
|Food and Environment Research Agency||6 January 2014||Photographs and digital images|
|Forest Research Photo Library||29 October 2001||Photographs, films and all visual material|
|Government Art Collection||21 September 2001||Photographic and digital archives of the Government Art Collection|
|Government Communication Headquarters||7 February 2002||Information and databases created by GCHQ|
|Health and Safety Laboratory||26 June 2008||Software, photographs and images, film and video, survey and training material|
|Historic Scotland||4 December 2001||Historic Scotland's Photographic Library|
|HM Land Registry||31 May 2002||All|
|Intellectual Property Office||24 November 2009||Reports of Patent, Design and Trade Mark Cases series of Law Reports
|Land and Property Services, Northern Ireland||1 April 2008||All|
|Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency||4 October 2002||All|
|Met Office||25 January 2002||All|
|Ministry of Defence (Directorate of Intellectual Property Rights)||28 June 2006||Military insignia, medals, photographs, technical material, illustrations and graphic works, film and video clips, musical recordings|
|Ministry of Defence (Defence Geospatial Intelligence)||8 April 2003||Geospatial information and intelligence and aerial photography and imagery|
|National Archives of Scotland||14 December 2006||Photographs and images created and held by the NAS Image Library. Commissioned photographs and digital images where the copyright has been assigned to the NAS on behalf of the Crown|
|National Army Museum*||29 April 2010||Photographs, video and digital recordings, posters, maps, pamphlets, recruiting material, archival literary works, regimental magazines, instruction manuals, dress regulation and orders, Army Lists|
|Office of Government Commerce||1 June 2009||Crown copyright and Crown-owned copyrights and database rights that OGC has produced or commissioned|
|Ordnance Survey||6 June 2002||All|
|Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre||13 March 2002||Information, databases, logos and visual images|
|Registers of Scotland||15 August 2001||All|
|Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland||18 June 2001||Photos, manuscripts, documents and drawings originated by or for RCAHMS, RCAHMS databases|
|Royal Mint||31 December 2004||Photographs and coin designs|
|Transport Scotland||28 July 2008||Traffic Scotland still images of Scottish roads and traffic|
|Treasury Solicitor, Bona Vacantia Division||2 February 2000||Licensing and assignment of rights acquired by the Crown as bona vacantia|
|UK Hydrographic Office||10 October 2001||All|
|Welsh Government||19 January 2007||Photographs and images held by the Visit Wales Image Centre|