Public Records Act 1967
|Citation||1967 c. 44|
|Royal assent||14 July 1967|
|Commencement||1 January 1968|
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
|Revised text of statute as amended|
The Act amended the Public Records Act 1958 by reducing the period whereby public records (apart from those deemed "sensitive" by the Lord Chancellor) were closed to the public from fifty years to thirty years, the "thirty-year rule". It took effect on 1 January 1968.