AU WA A1245 - STATE RECORDS COMMISSION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Statutory Body

Authorized form of name

STATE RECORDS COMMISSION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1245

Description area

Dates of existence

2001-07-24 -

History

The State Records Commission was established under the State Records Act 2000. The four member Commission is composed of the Auditor General, the Information Commissioner, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administrative Investigations (also known as the State Ombudsman) and a person appointed for a set term by the Governor who has experience in recordkeeping and who is not a public service officer.

The Commission's functions include: monitoring the operation of and compliance with the State Records Act; monitoring compliance by government organisations with their recordkeeping plans; and inquiring into breaches or possible breaches of the State Records Act. The Commission is also responsible for establishing principles and standards to govern recordkeeping by government organizations.

The Commission reports directly to Parliament and is required to provide Parliament with an annual report on the operation of the legislation. It can at any time submit a written report to Parliament about contraventions of the Act by a government organization.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: State Records Act 2000

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1244 - STATE RECORDS OFFICE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (2001-07-24 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1244

Category of the relationship

Subordinate

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-24 - ?

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

File SRC/2001/004-11 - Commission Management Meetings Minutes/Agendas/Papers

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

2001-00-00

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes