Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015

Berkshire Record Office and the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015

This statement sets out the public task functions carried out by Berkshire Record Office and what information is available for re-use under the Regulations.

The public task

Berkshire Record Office is a joint service of the six Berkshire unitaries. It gathers, looks after and shares historic archive collections relating to the Royal County. These functions are carried out within a complex legal framework including the Local Government (Records) Act 1962, the Local Government Act 1972, the Public Records Acts 1958 and 1967, the Parochial Registers and Records Measure, 1978 (amended 1992), the Manorial Documents Rules 1959 (amended 1963 and 1967), the Tithe Rules 1960 (amended 1963), the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Information available for re-use

The service produces the following information that can be re-used free of charge:

  • Catalogues
  • Indexes that form an explicit part of these catalogues
  • Policies
  • Textual information on its website, including that within pdf documents

Other types of information, including information from within our collections, may be made available for re-use. Please contact the Office with your request.

Dated: October 2015