This document functions as the main reference framework for the assessment, validation and assurance of the quality of the organizational, information management and technological aspects of the Digital Archive at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (NISV). All policy development, implementation and operationalization, necessary for OAIS compliant ingest, storage, access and preservation of the digital audiovisual collections of the NISV, can be related to one of the sections in this document. The quality requirements of the Digital Archive are based on TRAC, on the Dutch national framework for Digital Depots ED3 and on the Chronopolis Digital Preservation Network Self Assessment Method based on TRAC (V1 2007)