Public Records Act 2005

34 Audit of recordkeeping practices of Chief Archivist
  • (1) The Minister must commission an independent audit of the recordkeeping practices of the Chief Archivist—

    • (a) as soon as is reasonably practicable after the date that is 5 years from the commencement of this Act; and

    • (b) at intervals of not less than 5 years and not more than 10 years after the date of the previous audit.

    (2) An audit commissioned under subsection (1) must—

    • (a) cover the aspects of recordkeeping practices specified for the purpose of the audit by the Minister; and

    • (b) be based on criteria specified by the Minister on the advice of the Archives Council.

    Section 34 heading: amended, on 1 February 2011, by section 15(1) of the Public Records Amendment Act (No 2) 2010 (2010 No 133).

    Section 34(1): amended, on 1 February 2011, by section 15(2) of the Public Records Amendment Act (No 2) 2010 (2010 No 133).