Public Records Act 2005

Subpart 4Estray records, prescribed records, protected records, Ministers’ papers, and private records

Estray records

36 Inspection of estray records
  • (1) The Chief Archivist may inspect an estray record by giving written direction to the person in possession of the estray record to produce it for inspection by the Chief Archivist at the time and place specified by the Chief Archivist.

    (2) The time and place specified under subsection (1) must be reasonable in the circumstances.

    (3) A person who receives a direction under subsection (1) must comply with the direction and, if necessary, assist the Chief Archivist to enter any premises occupied by the person for the purpose of inspecting the estray record.