Literary Warrant for Functional Requirement #1b

This requirement derives from the law, customs, standards and professional best practices accepted by society and codified in the literature of different professions concerned with records and recordkeeping. The warrant is as follows:
Citation Marcella, A.J. & Chan, S. EDI security, control, and audit. 1993.
Pages 96
Extract Records should be kept long enough to satisfy business ... statutory, and regulatory requirements.

Citation Skupsky, D.S. Record retention procedures. 1991.
Pages 33
Extract Legal research will uncover the laws affecting the retention of records for legal purposes. Some laws clearly state the legal requirements. If you operate in several states, however, you can encounter different requirements affecting the same records. You must then determine which of these laws to follow.