Creation Date:  2021-11-03
Effective Date:  2021-11-03
Version:  1.3
Last Reviewed:  2023-12-06
Security Classification:  Protected A
Scheduled Review Date: 2024-12-02
Status:  Approved


​​​​​​​​​​​​​This guideline details the steps required for Government of Alberta (GoA) employees to identify, preserve, collect, process, and produce records responsive to active (or reasonably anticipated) litigation (e.g., a legal proceeding, investigation, audit, formal inquiry, and/or request for information). A coordinated information discovery process will ensure a repeatable and defensible process for litigation response activities across government.​​

Keywords: Litigation Response, Information Discovery, eDiscovery, Litigation, hold, legal