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This paper documents the current status of a computational implementation of English syntax according to the Government and Binding Theory. The program used is PC-PATR, based on the PATR formalism. Both the relevant GB theory and the details of the implementation are covered in the text. The appendices include sample trees and features and a list of example sentences.