Public Records Act 2005

28 Application and content of standards
  • Standards issued by the Chief Archivist may include (without limitation) all or any of the following matters:

    • (a) the particular public record or particular local authority record to which they apply:

    • (b) the procedures or practices that must be followed, or outcomes that must be achieved, in relation to the creation, maintenance, or management of public records or local authority records:

    • (c) a standard against which the quality of recordkeeping practice may be judged:

    • (d) the minimum standard of recordkeeping practice that will be allowed.