public record


: a record required by law to be made and kept:
: a record made by a public officer or a government agency in the course of the performance of a duty
: a record filed in a public office

Note: Public records are subject to inspection, examination, and copying by any member of the public.

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“Public record.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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