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3.5 Human Resources Management Function (Authority No. 98/005)

The National Archivist of Canada, pursuant to subsection 5(1) of the National Archives of Canada Act, consents to the destruction of all records described in the appended Functional Profile when institutions subject to the Act decide that these records have no remaining operational or legal value. Only the employee personnel file must be transferred to the National Archives of Canada when an individual leaves the Public Service. Excluding the employee personnel file, all records subject to this Authority may be destroyed or otherwise disposed of upon the expiry of the retention periods established for them within federal government institutions.

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