Promulgated on 21 August 2013
The National Development Council has established the National Archives Administration (NAA) to deal with the management and use of government agency records.
The NAA shall be in charge of the following matters:
1. studying and drafting policies, legislation, and management systems for archives;
2. supervising and assessing the management and use of government agency records, and compiling and publishing government agency records catalogs;
3. reviewing the government agency record retention periods and disposal practices;
4. appraising and classifying archives, setting retention periods, and settling disputed matters;
5. acquiring, transferring, organizing, and preserving national archives, making them available for use, and planning and implementing the establishment of facilities;
6. accepting donations of, accepting custody of, and purchasing documents or artifacts owned by private individuals or groups;
7. planning and coordinating the building of documents and archives information systems;
8. researching the management and use of archives, and conducting related publishing, technology development, academic exchange, and international cooperation, as well as training of archive management personnel;
9. planning and implementing document timeliness control at government agencies under the Executive Yuan; and
10. other matters pertaining to archives.
The NAA shall have one director-general, who shall be a 13th-grade senior-level career civil servant, and two deputy directors-general, who shall be 12th-grade senior-level career civil servants.
The NAA shall have one chief secretary, who shall be an 11th-grade senior-level career civil servant,
The civil service ranks and occupational grades attaching to each occupational title at the NAA shall be separately set out in a staffing chart.
This Act shall enter into force on the date prescribed by an order of the Executive Yuan.