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Standard on full and accurate records

This standard sets out principles for making and keeping full and accurate records

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Summary

This standard sets out principles for making and keeping full and accurate records as required under section 12(1) of the State Records Act 1998.  The principles are:

  • Records must be made
  • Records must be accurate
  • Records must be authentic
  • Records must have integrity
  • Records must be useable

Each principle is supported by mandatory compliance requirements.

In this standard

Table of commentary

Click here for Table of Commentary on this Standard.

Printable version

A PDF version (57kb) of the Standard is available for printing.

© State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of New South Wales, 1998.
First published 1998 / Revised edition 2004
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ISBN 0-9752176-1-5