Public Record Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Public Record, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Public Record?

(n). The recorded matters regarding the functioning of any authority or body accountable to the public, the subject or contents of which are open to the public for verification and information as per the rights conferred on them, are termed as public records. Example: Minutes of the generals meeting of a corporation is not a public record