Number:  A000013
Creation Date:  2010-09-30
Effective Date:  2015-07-23
Last Reviewed:  2015-05-19
Version:  3
Scheduled Review Date:  
Security Classification:  Public
Status:  Approved


This standard describes the technical requirements that ministries should implement for all digitization projects and must implement when the goal of the digitization project is to create digital business records:

  • Whose authenticity and reliability are demonstrable, 
  • That are legally admissible in place of the Source Records,
  • That are in compliance with CGSB (Canadian General Standards Board) 72.11-93, Microfilm and Electronic Images as Documentary Evidence, and 
  • That are available to be produced at all times.

Keywords: Records Management, Digitization, Imaging, Scanning and Metadata