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1267.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Languages (ASCL), 1997  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/01/1997   
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The ABS has completed a review of the Australian Standard Classification of Languages (ASCL). The ASCL, Second Edition was released on 14 July 2005 and can be located via this doclink: ASCL Second Edition

CONTENTS

    Preface
    Chapter 1. Explanatory notes
      Introduction
      Definition of language
      Scope of the classification
      Classification structure
      Classification criteria and their application
      Design constraints
      Code scheme
      Editing specifications
      Storage and presentation of data
    Chapter 2. Classification structure
      Broad groups
      Broad and narrow groups
      Broad groups, narrow groups and languages
    Appendix 1. Australian Indigenous languages contained in the residual categories
    Appendix 2. Supplementary codes
    Appendix 3. Alphabetic index
      A
      B
      C
      D
      E, F
      G
      H
      I
      J
      K
      L
      M
      N
      O, P
      Q, R
      S
      T
      U, V
      W
      X, Y, Z
    Appendix 4. Numeric index
      0000 - 2999
      3000 - 3999
      4000 - 4999
      5000 - 5999
      6000 - 6999
      7000 - 7999
      8000 - 8198
      8199
      8200 - 8298
      8299
      8300 - 8398
      8399
      8400 - 8999
      9000 - 9999


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