legalnotice — A statement of legal obligations or requirements.


legalnotice ::= [-]

Additional Constraints

  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.


A legalnotice identifies a statement of legal obligation, requirement, or warranty. It occurs in the meta-information for a document in which it frequently explains copyright, trademark, and other legal formalities of a document.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

A legalnotice may be presented in a number of ways. In printed documents, it often occurs on the verso of the title page, sometimes in a reduced font size. Online, it may occur on the title page or in a separate document behind a hypertext link.

Parents [+]

This element occurs in 11 elements.

Children [+]

This element contains 63 elements.
Last revised by Norman Walsh on 6 Jun 2011 (git hash: 6ffcc7640bbc5f852a318e452c9f210f03292cb9)