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NORMAL ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICE (NAP)  (Preferred term)

This is the exception to the general prohibition on disposal of Commonwealth records that allows the disposal (destruction, transfer or alteration) of records in the normal course of business without a disposal authority. This disposal can only take place provided that there is no adverse risk to the proper recording of agency business. NAP is often interpreted as allowing the disposal of material of a facilitative or transitory nature created or acquired by agency officers during the course of day-to-day business.

Source: National Archives of Australia - Glossary of records management terms