Printing of papers

7.40Papers presented to Parliament by or on behalf of the Government are printed through a contract managed by The National Archives, which incorporates the office of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office. All papers published as Command or House of Commons Papers must comply with parliamentary standards, and be provided to the House of Commons and the House of Lords.1

The National Archives manages parliamentary copyright on behalf of both Houses.


  1. 1. CJ (1945–46) 334; ibid (1952–53) 246.