Data and Statistics Bill

Authority to provide data voluntarily in response to request

30 Authority to provide data voluntarily in response to request

(1)

This section applies to the provision of data in response to a request under section 23 or 26 if the provision of the data is specified to be voluntary.

(2)

The individual, public sector agency, or organisation to whom which the request is made is authorised to provide data to the Statistician under this Act unless—

(a)

legislation other than this Act expressly prevents the provision of the data; or

(b)

the provision of the information data is contrary to any instrument, trust, or rule of law (other than in legislation), or an order of a court.