Executive summary

Under s 131(1) of the Information Act 2002, the chief executive officer of a public sector organisation is responsible for the management and disposal of their organisation's records. In turn, every person who handles information related to their official duties is responsible for the management of records.

This guideline assists organisations to manage the authorised destruction of their temporary value records, ensuring that compliance requirements surrounding the process are fulfilled and documented.

Last updated: 02 March 2020

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