Public Records Act 2005

37 Other requirements for estray records
  • (1) The Chief Archivist may, by notice in writing, direct a person in possession of an estray record to do any of the following:

    • (a) to manage the estray record in accordance with any standards or instructions issued by the Chief Archivist:

    • (b) to make the estray record available for public access or for copying:

    • (c) to transfer the estray record to the control of the Chief Archivist or of the controlling public office within the time specified in the notice:

    • (d) in the case of an estray record that is a protected record, to transfer it to the control of the Chief Archivist or the controlling local authority.

    (2) A person who receives a notice must comply with that notice.