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Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 The Statistics Board

    1. The Statistics Board

      1. 1.Establishment

      2. 2.Status

    2. Members and staff

      1. 3.Members

      2. 4.Non-executive members

      3. 5.Executive members and other staff

    3. Official statistics: introductory

      1. 6.Official statistics

      2. 7.Objective

    4. General functions relating to official statistics

      1. 8.Monitoring and reporting of official statistics

      2. 9.Definitions etc for official statistics

    5. National Statistics

      1. 10.Code of Practice for Statistics

      2. 11.Pre-release access

      3. 12.Assessment

      4. 13.Duty to continue to comply with Code

      5. 14.Re-assessment

      6. 15.Programme of assessment

      7. 16.Requests for assessment: supplementary

      8. 17.Principles and procedures

      9. 18.List of National Statistics

      10. 19.Code: transitional

    6. Production of statistics

      1. 20.Production of statistics

      2. 21.Retail prices index

    7. Additional statistical functions

      1. 22.Statistical services

      2. 23.Statistical research

      3. 24.Delegated functions

    8. Census etc

      1. 25.Census etc

    9. Functions: supplementary

      1. 26.Ancillary powers

      2. 27.Reports

      3. 28.Efficiency etc

      4. 29.Directions

    10. Organisation and administration

      1. 30.National Statistician: advisory functions

      2. 31.National Statistician: executive functions

      3. 32.Executive office

      4. 33.Head of Assessment

      5. 34.Separation of functions

      6. 35.Committees

      7. 36.Delegation

      8. 37.Proceedings: supplementary

    11. Use and disclosure of information by the Board

      1. 38.Use of information by the Board

      2. 39.Confidentiality of personal information

      3. 40.Freedom of information

      4. 41.Disclosure of information to service providers

    12. Information sharing

      1. 42.Information relating to births and deaths etc

      2. 43.Information relating to NHS registration

      3. 44.Information relating to NHS registration: Wales

      4. 45.Information held by HMRC

      5. 46.Information sharing: supplementary amendments

    13. Information sharing: supplementary powers

      1. 47.Power to authorise disclosure to the Board

      2. 48.Power to authorise disclosure to the Board: Scotland

      3. 49.Power to authorise disclosure to the Board: Northern Ireland

      4. 50.Power to authorise use of information by the Board

      5. 51.Power to authorise disclosure by the Board

      6. 52.Power to authorise disclosure by the Board: Scotland

      7. 53.Power to authorise disclosure by the Board: Northern Ireland

      8. 54.Data Protection Act 1998 and Human Rights Act 1998

    14. Consequential

      1. 55.Cessation of Office for National Statistics etc

      2. 56.Transfers etc from ONS to the Board

      3. 57.Transfers etc from Registrar General to the Board

      4. 58.Transfers etc from Ministers of the Crown to the Board

      5. 59.Provision of services and facilities by the Board

      6. 60.Consequential amendments

    15. Miscellaneous

      1. 61.Money

      2. 62.Evidence

      3. 63.Investigation by Parliamentary Commissioner

      4. 64.House of Commons etc disqualification

    16. General

      1. 65.Orders and regulations

      2. 66.Devolved statistics

      3. 67.General interpretation

  3. Part 2 Registration service

    1. 68.Establishment of Registrar General as corporation sole

    2. 69.Employment status of officials

    3. 70.Superintendent registrars and registrars

    4. 71.Deputy superintendent registrars and registrars

    5. 72.Additional registrars of marriages

  4. Part 3 General

    1. 73.Repeals

    2. 74.Commencement

    3. 75.Extent

    4. 76.Short title

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Transfer of functions from Registrar General: amendments

      1. Census Act 1920 (c. 41)

        1. 1.The Census Act 1920 is amended as follows.

        2. 2.(1) Section 2 is amended as follows.

        3. 3.(1) Section 3 is amended as follows.

        4. 4.(1) Section 4 is amended as follows.

        5. 5.(1) Section 5 is amended as follows.

        6. 6.In section 6, in subsection (1)— (a) for “the Chancellor...

        7. 7.In section 9, omit subsections (1) and (4).

      2. Population (Statistics) Act 1938 (c. 12)

        1. 8.In the Population (Statistics) Act 1938, in section 4(2)(b)—

      3. Registration Service Act 1953 (c. 37)

        1. 9.In the Registration Service Act 1953, in section 19—

      4. Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 (c. 56)

        1. 10.In the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986, in Schedule 1, in...

      5. Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (c. 41)

        1. 11.In the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, in...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Information sharing: supplementary amendments

      1. Census Act 1920 (c. 41)

        1. 1.(1) Section 8 of the Census Act 1920 (penalties) is...

      2. Population (Statistics) Act 1938 (c. 12)

        1. 2.In section 4(2) of the Population (Statistics) Act 1938 (restriction...

      3. Finance Act 1969 (c. 32)

        1. 3.(1) Section 58 of the Finance Act 1969 (disclosure for...

      4. Agricultural Statistics Act 1979 (c. 13)

        1. 4.In section 3 of the Agricultural Statistics Act 1979 (disclosure...

      5. Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5)

        1. 5.In section 122AA of the Social Security Administration Act 1992...

      6. Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23)

        1. 6.(1) Section 91 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994...

      7. Bank of England Act 1998 (c. 11)

        1. 7.In Schedule 7 to the Bank of England Act 1998...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Replacement of ONS by the Board: consequential

      1. Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

        1. 1.In Schedule 12B to the Local Government Act 1972, in...

      2. Mobile Homes Act 1983 (c. 34)

        1. 2.In Schedule 1 to the Mobile Homes Act 1983, in...

      3. Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (c. 51)

        1. 3.In section 8 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984, in...

      4. Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988 (c. 20)

        1. 4.In section 17 of the Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988, in...

      5. Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)

        1. 5.In Schedule 7 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988,...

      6. Broadcasting Act 1990 (c. 42)

        1. 6.(1) The Broadcasting Act 1990 is amended as follows.

      7. Ports Act 1991 (c. 52)

        1. 7.In section 11 of the Ports Act 1991, in subsection...

      8. Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (c. 8)

        1. 8.In section 3 of the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act...

      9. Pension Schemes Act 1993 (c. 48)

        1. 9.In section 84 of the Pension Schemes Act 1993, in...

      10. Bank of England Act 1998 (c. 11)

        1. 10.In section 17 of the Bank of England Act 1998,...

      11. Employment Relations Act 1999 (c. 26)

        1. 11.In section 34 of the Employment Relations Act 1999, in...

      12. Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2)

        1. 12.In section 53 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001, in...

      13. Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 6)

        1. 13.In section 1 of the Education (Graduate Endowment and Student...

      14. Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Act 2003 (c. 10)

        1. 14.In section 14 of the Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Act 2003,...

      15. Pensions Act 2004 (c. 35)

        1. 15.In Schedule 7 to the Pensions Act 2004, in paragraph...

      16. Income Tax Act 2007 (c. 3)

        1. 16.In section 989 of the Income Tax Act 2007 (definitions),...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals

      1. Part 1 Repeals relating to Part 1

      2. Part 2 Repeals relating to Part 2

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