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Disposal reference number

Definition

The unique number assigned to the disposal of an object or group of objects. The number should also refer to a file containing all written documentation about the disposal.

How to record

May include: a prefix to distinguish it from other reference numbers; the year; and a running number.

Examples

D1993.123

Use

The same Disposal reference number can be used for one or more objects disposed of together, but an object can only have one Disposal reference number.

Information group

Disposal information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust