The National Archives of the Philippines (NAP) reminds all agencies implementing work-from-home arrangements that the bringing of original official records outside the agency premises is not advisable and against sound records management principles. It is recommended instead to photocopy or digitize the records needed to be brought out of the agency.
All information contained in these record copies must be protected as needed. Accountable officers must therefore properly document possession of records copies assigned to them.
This reminder is issued in relation with the extension of the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine until 30 April 2020.