Better Information Practices

Improving Records and Information Management in the Public Service

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This book shares best practice in the design of better record management systems (including developing a Retention Schedule); shows a manual used by ministries and departments as an example and formulates guidelines for using a schedule and indexing.



File Transfer

To facilitate later implementation of records retention schedules, semi-current records being boxed for transfer to and storage at a records centre should be separated by disposal date and action as specified in the approved records retention schedule covering the specific files to be boxed.


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