General Administration 185

Retention and Disposal of School Records

Background:

The Local Authorities Freedom of Information and Protection of Personal Privacy Act (LAFOIP) requires that all of the Division’s official records and public documents shall be preserved for a specific period of time and disposed of once the appropriate time period has lapsed.  The Retention Periods and Disposal schedule shall be under the supervision of the Superintendent of Administration.

Procedures:

  1. For the purposes of document retention and disposals, the Division shall follow the “Records Retention and Disposal Guide for Saskatchewan School Divisions” (See Appendix A).Records Retention and Disposal Guide for Sask School Divisions
    1. This guide was developed jointly by the Saskatchewan School Boards Associations (SSBA) and the Saskatchewan Association of School Business Officials (SASBO), and approved by the Minister of Education of Saskatchewan.

Reference:

Section 85, 87, 369, Education Act
Section 112, Local Government Election Act
Section 15, Archives Act
Local Authorities Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

Created:
April 14, 2009

Revised:

November 2013
December 2017