Electronic document flow management is a complex of measures, including automated system of document flow, document management using IT technologies combined into a network structure allowing to work with a centralized database.
For a modern company electronic document flow is a huge volume of processed documents in electronic form. For being legal these documents should comply with existing norms including federal law 'On Electronic Digital Signature' which equates a handwritten signature and an electronic one.
Electronic document flow on the state level is worked out within the frame of federal law 'On the documentary maintenance of managerial activities'. The tasks solved:
- Creating of an effective legal base to ensure documentation of managerial activities in Russian Federation and the use of electronic technologies and electronic documents for documentation, transfer, storage and use of the information on a legal basic
- Develop standard prerequisites to create a unified information space based on life cycle of the document on any electronic medium, from its creation to its archiving as a national treasure
Federal Law 'On the documentary maintenance of managerial activities' applies to public authorities, local administration and legal entities regardless of company's ownership and form.
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