Data and Statistics Bill

Subpart 2—Requests for data

23 Statistician may request data from individual, public sector agency, or organisation to produce official statistics

(1)

The Statistician may request data from an individual, public sector agency, or organisation if—

(a)

the individual, public sector agency, or organisation is in a position to provide the data; and

(b)

the Statistician considers the data is necessary or desirable to enable the Statistician to produce official statistics.

(2)

When making a request under this section, the Statistician may, if the Statistician considers it is appropriate to do so, specify that the provision of the data is voluntary in whole or in part.