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Administration and Governance

Records relating to the administration and governance of York University and units within the University.


Legal Advice

Consists of records relating to advice, opinions and background on matters of legal concern. Records may include interpretation by internal or external counsel of legislation, regulations, contracts etc., related documentation and correspondence.

Office of Primary Responsibility

Office of the Counsel

Units receiving advice


7 years after settlement of issue or as long as legal advice remains operational


Destroy after Archives review

Other Copies


Until operational use ceases



See Also

ADG50 - Legal Proceedings

Retention Rationale

Retention based on current operational practice.

Approved by University Secretary and General Counsel on 2008-06-20