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Sunday, January 28, 2018
TANZANIA PUBLIC SERVICE MANAGEMENT
PUBLIC SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND GOOD GOVERNANCE
TANZANIA PUBLIC SERVICE COLLEGE (TPSC)
DEPARTMENT RECORDS AND ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
COURSE NAME ORDINARY DIPLOMA IN RECORDS MANAGEMENT
MODULE NAME INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL RECORDS
MODULE CODE RM 623
TASK GROUP ASSIGNMENT
FACILITATOR SIR MSAKI
Legal record; are recorded information that are generated from legal process undertaking by court of law (judicial) police, public prosecutor (IRMT 1999: )
Disposition; is action taken with regard to records as a consequences of their appraisal and expiration of their retention periods. The action of disposal takes place as specified in a disposal schedule, (Kamatula A.G :61)
We are agreeing that disposition of legal record is not synonymous with destruction; although destruction is one among disposal option .Disposition have three options as follow.
Transfer of legal record; means that the legal records should be schedule for archival preservation at the expiration of their primary value if they have continuing secondary value, it may be transfer national archival in order to avoid accumulation in registry office, record Centre or other records storage area of legal records, for example transferring legal records from records office to records center.
Destruction of legal records; legal records should be scheduled for destruction at the expiration of their primary value if based on the appraisal they have no continuing secondary value, for example destructing valueless records.
Retain; it identifies the duration of time for which the information should be maintained or retained, irrespective of format (paper, electronic or other). Retention period variety of other factors including, internal organizational need, regulatory requirement for inspection or audit , legal statutes of limitation, involvement in taxation and financial reporting needs as well other factors as defined by local ,regional , state ,national and or international governing entities, (Wikipedia, 2017)
Gwakisa . A .Kamatula , Theories principles And Practice in Records Management, Archives an Information Management, First Publisher, (2013).
https:// en.m.wikipedia.org,(2017), on Saturday 16 December 2017, at 13:09 pm.