07 NCAC 04M .0510         DEFINITION OF DESTRUCTION

When used in an approved records retention and disposition schedule, the provision that records are to be destroyed means that the records are to be:

(1)           burned, unless prohibited by local ordinance;

(2)                 shredded or torn up so as to destroy the record content of the documents or materials concerned;

(3)           placed in acid vats so as to reduce the paper to pulp and to terminate the existence of the document or materials concerned;

(4)           buried under such conditions that the record nature of the documents or materials shall be terminated; or

(5)           sold as waste paper, provided that the purchaser agrees in writing that the documents or materials concerned will not be resold as documents or records.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 121‑4(2); 121‑5(b),(c),(d); 132‑3; 132‑8.1; 132‑8.2; 143B‑62(1)g; 143B‑62(2)b; 143B-62(2)b;

Eff. February 1, 1985;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2001; June 1, 1989.