The obligation imposed by law or lawful order
or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping accurate record of property
, documents, or funds. The person having this obligation may or may not have actual possession of the property, documents, or funds. Accountability is concerned primarily with records, while responsibility is concerned primarily with custody
, care, and safekeeping. See also responsibility.
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