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The Statistics (Confidentiality) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Statistics (Confidentiality) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on the expiration of 2 months from the day on which it is made.


2.  The [1954 c. 33 (N.I.)] Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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3.—(1) In section 1(4) of the [1939 c. 35 (N.I.)] Agricultural Returns Act (Northern Ireland) 1939 (restriction on disclosure of information), after paragraph (a) there shall be inserted—

(aa)for the purposes of the provision of any services to the Department of Agriculture or the Department of Economic Development;.

(2) In Article 7(1) of the [1988 NI 3] Statistics of Trade and Employment(Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (restriction on disclosure of information), after sub-paragraph (a)(iv) there shall be inserted—

(v)to any person who provides, or is employed in the provision of, services to that Northern Ireland department;.

G. I. de Deney

Clerk of the Privy Council

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