National Archives and Records Service


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About the National Archives and Records Service

What is the National Archives and Records Service?

“…to provide for a National Archives and Records Service; the proper management and care of the records of governmental bodies; and the preservation and use of a national archival heritage; and to provide for matters connected therewith.” Preamble to the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa Act (No 43 of 1996 as amended).

The National Archives and Records Service of South Africa was established by promulgation of the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa Act (Act No 43 of 1996 as amended). This piece of legislation transformed the former State Archives Service into a National Archives and Records Service whose mission, functions and structures reflect the South African democratic political order and imperatives. In essence, the mission of the National Archives and Records Service is to foster a national identity and the protection of rights Read more….

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