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I. Title of Policy
Public Access to Government Records
II. Objective of Policy
To authorize the President to appoint a “Custodian of Government Records” and to develop College regulations and procedures as required assuring compliance with the NEW JERSEY PUBLIC ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS ACT (the “Act”).
NEW JERSEY PUBLIC ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS ACT N.J.S.A.47:1A-1 et seq.
IV. Policy Statement
This administrative policy is adopted to assure compliance by the College with the applicable provisions of the NEW JERSEY PUBLIC ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS ACT (the “Act”), which became effective on July 8, 2002. This policy evidences the commitment of the college to make government records, as defined in the Act, readily accessible for inspection, copying, or examination, while safeguarding from public access, proprietary or personal information entrusted to the College with the reasonable expectation that the College will treat the information as confidential and/or private.
The Director-Internal Audit, reporting directly to the President, is hereby appointed the Custodian of Government Records (the “Custodian”). This position shall be responsible for discharging the duties assigned by the Act.
V. Responsibility for Implementation