The registration date is the date on which the description of an entity of the CRS System was captured into RecordSearch. This applies to provenance, series and items.
The purpose of this field is to record the date on which the registration form of an entity was captured into RecordSearch. The information could have been entered manually or lodged electronically from agency recordkeeping systems. The date is used for reference and management purposes. It cannot be amended once saved against the registration record.
This is a mandatory field (category 1).
The registration date is allocated by RecordSearch when the registration form is saved.
This date displays in the form DD Mon YYYY, or as 23 Feb 1999.
This attribute cannot be amended. The attribute Date Last Modified records the date of the most recent revision to the item description.
There is no manual intervention in the allocation of this date.