State Records Act 1998
The State Records Act commenced on 1 January 1999, with the exception of Part 4 (concerned with transfer of archives to State Records' control), which commenced in July 1999.
The Act underwent a statutory review in 2003 and 2004. This resulted in a number of amendments which came into force on 15 July 2005.
State Records Regulation 2010
The State Records Regulation 2010 commenced on 1 September 2010. The regulation:
- prescribes guidelines as to what constitutes normal administrative practice
- prescribes a number of public offices for the purpose of exempting their collections of private records from the Act
- updates the list of other legislation authorising the disposal or alteration of State records.
Full text of the Act:
» Text of the State Records Act 1998 as amended
Main provisions of the Act:
» Summary of provisions of the State Records Act 1998
Key obligations under the Act:
» Key obligations for NSW public sector CEOs and public offices
Arrangements for monitoring and reporting on public office compliance:
» Compliance with the State Records Act
2005 amendments to the State Records Act:
» Summary of 2005 amendments to the Act
Full text of the State Records Regulation 2010:
» State Records Regulation 2010
For further information or queries contact the Executive Officer firstname.lastname@example.org.