NAVY - SECNAV M-5210.1
RECORDS MANAGEMENT RECORDS MANAGEMENT MANUAL
|Publication Date:||31 December 2005|
This manual contains guidelines for implementing life-cycle management (creation, maintenance, use, and disposition) of Department of the Navy (DON) Records and provides procedures for the DON Records Management Program. Included are disposition schedules for DON records listed by Standard Subject Identification Code (SSIC). The schedules incorporate National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) records disposition policies and guidelines and have been approved by the Archivist of the United States as required by Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Chapter XII. Also, program guidelines for the Vital Records Program have been added to this manual and are found in Appendix (H).
This manual implements the policy set forth in Secretary of the Navy Instruction (SECNAVINST) 5210.8D, Department of the Navy Records Management Program, 31 December 2005 and is issued under the authority of SECNAVINST 5430.7N, Assignment of Responsibilities and Authorities in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy, 9 June 2005. This Manual is intended to serve as the single records disposition authority for all Department of the Navy Records. SECNAVINST 5212.5D, Navy and Marine Corps records Disposition Manual, 22 April 1998 and SECNAVINST 5210.15A, Vital Records Program, 9 Sep 1986 were cancelled by separate administrative action.
This Manual is effective immediately; it is mandatory and applicable to the Offices of the Secretary of the Navy, The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), and all Navy and Marine Corps activities, installations, and commands.