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Department of Corporate and Information Services

NT public sector organisations records and information management standards

Effective management of records and information underpins accountability in the conduct of government business.

The Records Management Standards for Public Sector Organisations in the NT are issued pursuant to ss 137 and 138 of the Information Act.

Table of contents

1. Introduction/purpose
2. Principles
3. Authority
4. Scope
5. Responsibilities
6. Standards
  6.1 Governance
    6.1.1 Governance framework
    6.1.2 Policies and procedures
    6.1.3 Records management systems (RMS)
  6.2 Capture
  6.3 Discovery
    6.3.1 Records must be accessible
    6.3.2 Records must be usable
  6.4 Security
    6.4.1 Secure access to records
    6.4.2 Protective markings
    6.4.3 NTG PSO: Security classification system
    6.4.4 NTG PSO: Dissemination limiting markers
    6.4.5 NTG PSO: PSPF Caveats
    6.4.6 Reclassification and review of protective markings
    6.4.7 Physical security
  6.5 Disposal
    6.5.1 Records disposal schedules
    6.5.2 Short-term and transitionary records
    6.5.3 Disposal of records
    6.5.4 Archives
7. Definitions
8. Glossary of acronymns
9. Key references

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