General Disposal Authority No. AP4 for the Destruction of Postal Registers
General Disposal Authority No.
AP4 is hereby issued for the destruction of postal registers. The disposal
authority number AP4 should be quoted in destruction certificates that
should be submitted to the archives service once these records have been
Governmental bodies should
determine their own retention periods taking into account their office's
financial accountability, the functional need for the records as well as any
other legislative requirements.
No destruction should take
place without the assurance that the records are no longer required, that no
work is outstanding and that no litigation or investigation or request which
would involve the records in question in terms of the Promotion of Access to
Information Act or Promotion of Administrative Justice Act is pending.
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