Functions of the NAAC as indicated in the National Archives and Records Service Act

In terms of Section 6(4) the functions of the Council shall be to-
(a)     advise the Minister and the Director-General: Sport, Arts and Culture on any matter related to the operation of this Act;
(b)     advise the National Archivist on furthering the objects and functions of the National Archives;
(c)     advise and consult with the South African Heritage Resources Agency on the protection of records forming part of the National Estate;
(d)     ......
(e)     consult with the Public Protector on investigations into the unauthorised destruction of records otherwise protected under this Act; and
(f)     annually submit a business plan to the Minister for approval.