Glossary Terms

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Terminology Description
Disposal authority number:

A unique number identifying each disposal authority issued to a specific office.


Disposal instruction:

The specific instruction regarding disposal allocated to each record e.g. D for delete/destroy and A for transferring into archival custody.


Electronic Document Management System:

A system that provides the ability to capture, describe and categorize, store and retrieve, share and reuse electronic documents regardless of specific format.


Electronic records:

Information which is generated electronically and stored by means of computer technology.