Title 50, Chapter 18, Section 95
(a) Nothing in this article shall be construed to divest agency heads of the authority to determine the nature and form of records required in the administration of their several departments. Notwithstanding this Code section, agency heads shall carry out the provisions of Code Section 50-18-94.
(b) Any records designated confidential by law shall be so treated
by the department in the maintenance, storage, and disposition of
such confidential records. These records shall be destroyed in such
a manner that they cannot be read, interpreted, or reconstructed.