Requirement (Definition)

A need arising from an agency's business activity, or from support of business activity, where such activity is intended to fulfil the purpose of the agency as defined by legislation, central agency requirements or ministerial direction. Importantly requirements within the Information Architecture are derived from the Business Architecture of an agency or government. Examples included: Maritime safety strategies required under the Transport Operations (Maritime Safety) Act 1994 to assist in managing maritime transport operations, The state wide digital cadastral dataset required under the Survey and Mapping Infrastructure Act 2003 to support the effective identification and valuation of land and The list of registered Nurses required by the Nursing Act 1992 to ensure integrity of the health profession.

Last Reviewed: 01 December 2017



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