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The Census (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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2.—(1) In these Regulations–

the Act” means the Census Act 1920;

“the census” means the census directed to be taken by the Census (Scotland) Order 2000(1) (hereinafter referred to as “the Census Order”);

“census area” means the area designated under regulation 3(2);

“census area manager” means an officer appointed under regulation 4(1)(a);

“census day” means 29th April 2001;

“census district” means a district so referred to in regulation 3;

“census district manager” means an officer appointed under regulation 4(1)(b);

“census enumerator” means an officer appointed under regulation 4(1)(d);

“census team leader” means an officer appointed under regulation 4(1)(c);

“enumeration district” means a district so referred to in regulation 3;

“individual return envelope” means an envelope in which a completed Individual form may be placed and sealed;

“officer” means a person appointed under regulation 4;

“prescribed person” means a person required by the Census Order to make a return;

Registrar-General” means the Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland; and

“reply envelope” means a reply-paid pre-addressed envelope for the return of forms of return, which does not require payment by the sender.

(2) In these Regulations, a reference to a named form, is a reference to the form of return which is identified by that name and which is set out in Schedule 3.

(3) Unless the context otherwise requires, in these Regulations a reference to a numbered regulation or Schedule is a reference to the regulation or Schedule in these Regulations bearing that number, and a reference in a regulation to a numbered paragraph is a reference to the paragraph of that regulation bearing that number.

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