legalnotice — A statement of legal obligations or requirements.


legalnotice ::= [-]


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.

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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.


These elements contain legalnotice: biblioentry, bibliomixed, bibliomset, biblioset, info (, info (, info (, info (, info (


The following elements occur in legalnotice: address, anchor, bibliolist, blockquote, bridgehead, calloutlist, dialogue, drama, epigraph, equation, example, figure, formalpara, glosslist, indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), info (, info (, informalequation, informalexample, informalfigure, informaltable, itemizedlist, literallayout, mediaobject, note, orderedlist, para, poetry, procedure, qandaset, remark, revhistory, sidebar, simpara, simplelist, table, task, title, titleabbrev, variablelist.

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