Policy paper

Departmental records retention and disposals policy

This policy defines how long records should be retained before they are either destroyed or transferred to the national archive for permanent preservation.


Departmental record retention and disposal policy

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This document describes the retention and disposal policy for all records, regardless of format, held by the Department of Communities and Local Government or transferred to the department following the closure of the Government Office Network, arms length bodies or machinery of government changes.

Published 22 July 2015