Oman for Press, Publishing and Advertising Institution adopted the Private Records’ Management System on 7/8/2012
His Excellency Dr. Ibrahim Bin Ahmed Alkindi executive president of Oman Press, Publishing and Advertising Institution approved the Private Records Management System in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Hamad bin Mohammad Aldhouyeni head of the National Records and Archives Authority. The system allows the adoption of private documents’ withholding schedules and their classification methods after the approval of National Records and Archives Authority. The adoption procedures went through several stages. The last stage was the final approval of the authority on tables and systems of classification, and in compliance with the requirements of the Records and Archives National Law promulgated by Royal Decree No. 60/2007, and by reference to Article 18 of the Documents and Archives Law, each side is responsible for its documents till they finish their works. Each side should coordinate with the authority to prepare a law and carry it out to organize documents. The authority and in coordination with the specialized bodies and administrative entities prepared a list of private documents’ models and a completed set of tables for their classification. These procedural tools for documents’ management system mainly prepare tables after preparing private documents’ nominal lists at the Press, Publishing and Advertising Institution. These procedural tools represent a pillar in building a modern system according to the latest international specifications and standards for Documents’ classification and registration. According to the System of Classification and Coding, files can be distinguished and easily accessed .This system can be applied to process documents at its first appearance according to the latest norms and procedures. These measures will help to notice all cases for loss, conversion and deportation of documents on the one hand and control retention time on the other hand.