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Standard on the appraisal and disposal of State records

This standard sets out principles guiding the appraisal and disposal of State records

Summary

This standard sets out principles guiding the appraisal and disposal of State records in accordance with best practice and to meet the requirements of section 21 of the State Records Act 1998.

The principles require that decisions and actions to make, keep, and dispose of records should be:

  • analytical
  • comprehensive
  • authorised
  • accountable, and
  • implemented.

Each of these principles are supported by mandatory compliance requirements.

Contents

Table of Commentary

Printable version

  • A PDF (88kb) version of the Standard is available for printing

© State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of New South Wales, 2007.
First published April 2007
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ISBN 0-9757845-4-9