Non-record Definition

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Non-records are copies of documents maintained in more than one location or materials available from public sources, which can be disposed of at the discretion of the user. These are to be distinguished and kept separate from official laboratory records, which can only be destroyed at the point authorized by a records retention schedule. The following are examples of non-record material:

  • Extra copies of documents preserved only for convenience, or reference, of which no action is recorded or taken
  • Publications or other processed documents that require no action and are not part of a case on which action is being taken
  • Library materials acquired for reference purposes
  • Personal papers or papers of a private or nonofficial character that pertain to an individuals private affairs

 
 
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