Data and Statistics Bill

91A Consultation on standards

(1)

Before setting a standard under section 90, the Statistician must consult, in the manner that the Statistician thinks appropriate, those individuals, public sector agencies, and organisations that, in the opinion of the Statistician, have a particular interest in the standard.

(2)

Subsection (1) does not apply to an amendment to a standard if the Statistician is satisfied that the amendment

(a)

is only correcting a minor error; or

(b)

is otherwise of a minor nature only.