legal

Information type Keep for Keep from Legislation or business reason
social care – special educational needs till age 25 date of birth Limitation Act 1980
social care – private law files 6 years date of last document Limitation Act 1980
social care – children case correspondence 6 years date of last document Limitation Act 1980
social care – children court bundles Until youngest child 18th birthday Creation of first document Potential for further litigation during minority
social care – adult court bundles 6 years last item Limitation Act 1980
social care – adult case correspondence 6 years date of last document Limitation Act 1980
social care – adult correspondence 6 years last item Limitation Act 1980
social care – adoption case correspondence youngest child's 18th birthday creation of first document Local decision. Potential for further litigation during minority
planning – modification orders life of planning consent creation
planning – advice 6 years creation Limitation Act 1980
planning – 106 agreements 12 years completion of obligation Limitation Act 1980
pensions appeals – stage 2 3 years settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
insurance – in case of minors 3 years after 21st birthday Limitation Act 1980
insurance – adults 6 years creation Limitation Act 1980
Highways – traffic regulation orders sealed originals permanent creation Limitation Act 1980 and Law Society guidance
highways – traffic regulation orders legal files 6 years coming into force Limitation Act 1980
highways – Sections 38 and 278 12 years date of adoption Limitation Act 1980
highways – public rights of way permanent creation Limitation Act 1980
highways – New Roads and Street Works Act prosecutions 6 years settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
highways – advice given 6 years creation Limitation Act 1980
highways – diversion/stopping up orders permanent creation Limitation Act 1980
highways – APC notices 6 years release of money Limitation Act 1980
employment – tribunal claims 6 years settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
employment – special projects 6 years settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
employment – grievance appeals 6 years settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
employment – dismissal appeals 6 years settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
employment – contracts 6 years settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
education – prosecutions 6 years settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
education – advice to schools/colleges 6 years creation Limitation Act 1980
conveyancing – tenancy/lease 12 years After cessation of tenancy or lease Limitation Act 1980
conveyancing – property aquisition and disposal 12 years After property sold Limitation Act 198o
conveyancing – mortages 12 years After mortgage repaid Limitation Act 1980
conveyancing – freehold title deeds Until interest in property ceases When interest in property begins Limitation Act 1980
contracts/procurement – other agreements 6 years Date of completion Limitation Act 1980
contracts/procurement – agreements under seal 12 years Date of completion Limitation Act 1980
complaints 6 years Settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
civil litigation 6 years Settlement of matter Limitation Act 1980
 
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