|Scope||This authority applies to common administrative and functional records created and maintained by local government from 1920.|
This authority applies to all councils and county councils under the Local Government Act 1993.
This authority may also be used by NSW public offices listed as water supply authorities under the Water Management Act 2000 and whose responsibilities include the provision of local water supply and sewerage services in respect of records relating to the provision, management or operation of those services.
This authority may also be used by NSW public offices whose responsibilities include the provision of local government services, such as the Lord Howe Island Board and the Cobar Water Board, in respect of records relating to the provision, management or operation of those services.
Original approval 7 February 2011
There have been a number of amendments to the authority since it was first issued. See the Amendments page.
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A list of all functions that are the primary terms in the General retention and disposal authority: local government records. Select the relevant function from the menu to see its scope and a listing of activity terms and the disposal classes relating to the activity.