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RECORDS CLASS  (Preferred term)

A group of records documenting similar activities, together with a disposal action to be applied to the group.

Data relating to the class comprises a title and record description, one or more disposition rules, and a unique entry or class number.

Typically classes are grouped together within a Disposition Schedule or Disposition Authority.

ISO 15489 Standard for Records Management advocates that classes are linked to a business classification scheme (BCS).

Source: Derived from multiple sources

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Disposal Class
Disposition Class