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The Census (Scotland) Regulations 2010

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Return of completed Household Forms and Individual Forms

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12.—(1) Every person who must make a return in accordance with article 5(1), (2) or (5) of the Census Order must by 28th March 2011 or as soon thereafter as is reasonably practicable—

(a)return the completed form, together with any completed Individual Form given to that person under paragraph (2)(a), by placing it in the reply-paid envelope and—

(i)handing it to the census enumerator; or

(ii)posting it; or

(b)complete the form electronically using the electronic system provided by the Registrar General.

(2) Every person to whom an Individual Form has been issued in accordance with regulation 8 must by 28th March 2011 or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter return the completed form by placing it in the reply-paid individual envelope and—

(a)giving it to the person who must make a return in accordance with article 5(1), (2) or (5) of the Census Order (unless the Household Form has been returned or is to be submitted online);

(b)posting it; or

(c)handing it to the census enumerator.

(3) The Registrar General may make such other arrangements for the collection of the particulars to be provided in Household Forms or Individual forms as the Registrar General thinks fit.

(4) The census enumerator must make a record in the Enumeration Record Book of the receipt of a form of return returned in accordance with this regulation.

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