(1) The Chief Archivist may authorise in writing the discharge of a public record only if—
(f) the person to whom the public record is to be discharged is not a Minister of the Crown, the Chief Archivist, an employee in the department, the Archives Council, a member of the Archives Council, or an employee of the controlling public office.
(2) The Chief Archivist may authorise in writing the discharge of a class of public records that contains information about identified persons only if—
(3) A public record that is discharged—
(4) A public record discharged under this section must be noted in the discharge register, in accordance with section 19(1)(b).
Section 25(1)(f): amended, on 1 February 2011, by section 14 of the Public Records Amendment Act (No 2) 2010 (2010 No 133).