required records doctrine

noun
re·​quired records doctrine

Legal Definition of required records doctrine

: a doctrine holding that the privilege against self-incrimination does not apply to business records that are customarily kept in accordance with government regulation and that have aspects such that the records can be characterized as public

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“Required records doctrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/required%20records%20doctrine. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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