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Standard on managing a records management program


This standard sets out principles for establishing and maintaining a records management program as required under section 12(2) of the State Records Act 1998.  The principles are:

  • The records management program is directed by policy
  • The records management program is planned
  • The records management program is staffed with skilled people
  • The records management program is implemented
  • The records management program is monitored and reviewed

Each principle is supported by mandatory compliance requirements.

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Table of Commentary

There is a Table of Commentary for this standard, available in PDF format (158kb).

Printable version

There is a PDF version (60kb) of this standard for printing.

© State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of New South Wales, 2004.
First published 1998 / Revised edition 2004
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ISBN ISBN 0-9752176-0-7