The usefulness of records in documenting legally enforceable rights or obligations, both those of the Federal Government and those of persons directly affected by the agency's activities. See also ADMINISTRATIVE VALUE, FISCAL VALUE.
The worth of records for legal purposes, such as to prove ownership, custody, or legal rights and responsibilities.
1. Value inherent in records that provide legal proof of business transactions. 2. The value of records in demonstrating compliance with legal, statutory, and regulatory requirements. See also Administrative Value, Fiscal Value, Historical Value, Informational Value, and Intrinsic Value (ARMA International). iaison See Records Coordinator (ARMA International).
The worth of records/archives for the conduct of current or future legal business and/or as legal evidence thereof. (SAA Glossary)
the usefulness of a record to support an organization's business agreements and ownership rights, and to document the rights of citizens
The usefulness of records which contain evidence of legally enforceable rights or obligations to the government or of private persons.
1) Length of time records are needed as evidence of legal rights or obligations or to demonstrate compliance with legal and regulatory requirements; 2) The worth of records for the conduct of current or future legal business and/or as legal evidence thereof.
The usefulness of records in documenting legally enforceable rights or obligations, both those of the state and those of person's directly affected by an agency's actions. (OAR 166) The concept that records pass through several life-like phases: creation (birth), maintenance and use (life), and disposition (retirement and death).