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The Census (Scotland) Order 2000

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2.—(1) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires–

“the Act” means the Census Act 1920;

“census day” means 29th April 2001;

“census night” means the night of 29th to 30th April 2001; and

“usually resident” includes persons who–


have a usual address in Scotland;


are present at an address in Scotland on census night and have no other usual address in Scotland or elsewhere;


in the case of Groups I and IV, are in full-time education and are residing at their term-time address;


in the case of Groups II, III, VI and VII, have resided or intend to reside in the premises or vessel for a total period of 6 months or more beginning on or before census day; and


in the case of Group V, are spending a period of 6 months or more in custody whether at the premises or elsewhere.

(2) For the purposes of this Order, a person is in full time education if he is registered, admitted or otherwise enrolled as a full time pupil or student at a school, college or other educational institution.

(3) In this Order–

(a)any reference to a numbered article or Schedule is a reference to the article or Schedule bearing that number in this Order;

(b)any reference in an article or Schedule to a numbered paragraph is a reference to the paragraph of that article or Schedule bearing that number; and

(c)any reference to a Group is a reference to that Group as specified in Schedule 1.

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