Data and Statistics Bill

  • enacted

Part 3 Collection of data and statistical confidentiality

Subpart 1—Collecting data

22 Collecting data

Data may be collected by the Statistician under this Act—

(a)

by means of a request under section 23:

(b)

by means of a request on behalf of the Statistician by a public sector agency under section 26:

(c)

if the Statistician considers the data is necessary or desirable to enable the Statistician to produce official statistics, or desirable for research under Part 5,—

(i)

by collection from any individual, public sector agency, or organisation by agreement with the Statistician, without a request having been made under section 23 or 26; or

(ii)

by collection by the Statistician under any arrangement that the Statistician may think fit, including observation and publicly available sources.