Data and Statistics Bill

33 Circumstances where in which data may be collected as described in section 22(c)(i) subject to access conditions

(1)

If data is collected from an individual or organisation as described in section 22(c)(i) for research, the individual or organisation may specify access conditions in relation to the use of the data for research.

(2)

The access conditions may—

(a)

provide for—

(i)

additional requirements that must be satisfied before the Statistician may authorise access to the data under section 48; or

(ii)

additional factors the Statistician must or may take into account before determining whether to authorise access to the data under section 48; or

(b)

permit the Statistician to authorise access to the data according to criteria that are less restrictive than those that would otherwise apply under section 48.

(3)

No individual or organisation may specify conditions on which data is provided by the individual or organisation to the Statistician as described in section 22(c)(i) for the production of official statistics.

(4)

No public sector agency may specify conditions on which data is provided by the public sector agency to the Statistician as described in section 22(c)(i) for the productions of official statistics or for research.