Public Records Act 2005

Access status of local authority records

45 Requirement to classify access status of local authority records
  • (1) When a local authority record becomes a local authority archive, the administrative head of the controlling local authority must, in accordance with section 46, classify it as either—

    • (a) an open access record; or

    • (b) a restricted access record.

    (2) The administrative head of a controlling local authority may, at any time, change the classification of a local authority record in accordance with section 46.