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Thursday 23 March 2017

News: Consultation Report published

The public consultation on the Keeper of the Records of Scotland's (the Keeper) Model Records Management Plan and Guidance Document ran from 27 Feb - 18 May 2012 and is now closed. Under the terms of the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (PRSA), the Keeper was obliged to publish a model plan and accompanying guidance. The public consultation was a vital part of the process necessary for the creation of robust documents appropriate to the full implementation of PRSA in 2013.

The Keeper would like to thank all those individuals and institutions who responded to the consultation. His report on the issues raised by these responses, and the steps he intends to take in light of these responses.

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Full consultation responses, where specifically allowed by respondents, will be published in the Scottish Government Library. You can make arrangements to view responses by contacting the SG Library on 0131 244 4552. Responses can be copied and sent to you, but a charge may be made for this service.

Today sees also the launch of the Keeper of the Records of Scotland's Model Plan and its accompanying Guidance Document.

These documents have been developed in collaboration with colleagues from across the Scottish records management and archive community, including colleagues from Scottish public authorities and non-public organisations. The final versions take into account the responses to the public consultation that was carried out earlier this year.



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