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SCHEDULES

Section 25(3)

SCHEDULE 1U.K.Transfer of functions from Registrar General: amendments

Census Act 1920 (c. 41)U.K.

1The Census Act 1920 is amended as follows.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 1 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

(2)In subsection (1), for “the Registrar-General” substitute “ the Statistics Board in relation to England and Wales and the Registrar General for Scotland in relation to Scotland ”.

(3)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)The Statistics Board in the exercise of its powers and in the performance of its duties under this Act or under any Order in Council or regulations made thereunder shall be subject to the control of, and comply with any directions given by, the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

(2A)The Registrar General for Scotland in the exercise of his powers and in the performance of his duties under this Act or under any Order in Council or regulations made thereunder shall be subject to the control of, and comply with any directions given by, the Scottish Ministers.

(4)Omit subsection (3).

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I2Sch. 1 para. 2 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

(2)In subsection (1), for “the Chancellor of the Exchequer” substitute “ the Minister for the Cabinet Office in relation to England, the Welsh Ministers in relation to Wales and the Scottish Ministers in relation to Scotland ”.

(3)In that subsection, in paragraph (c), for “superintendent registrar or registrar” substitute “ employee of the Statistics Board (in relation to England and Wales) or any registrar (in relation to Scotland) ”.

(4)After that subsection insert—

(1A)The Minister for the Cabinet Office and the Welsh Ministers respectively must consult the Statistics Board before making regulations under subsection (1).

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I3Sch. 1 para. 3 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

(2)In subsection (1), for “The Registrar-General” substitute “ The Statistics Board and the Registrar General for Scotland respectively ”.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “The Registrar-General” substitute “ The Statistics Board or Registrar General for Scotland ”;

(b)for “he” substitute “ it or he ”;

(c)for “him” substitute “ it or him ”;

(d)for “his” substitute “ its or his ”.

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I4Sch. 1 para. 4 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

(2)Renumber the existing provision as subsection (1).

(3)In that subsection—

(a)for “the Registrar-General”, in the first place, substitute “ the Statistics Board in relation to England and Wales and the Registrar General for Scotland in relation to Scotland ”;

(b)for “the Registrar-General”, in the second place, substitute “ the Board or Registrar General for Scotland ”.

(4)After that subsection insert—

(2)The Statistics Board must obtain the consent of the Registrar General for England and Wales before making arrangements under subsection (1) with any local authority for the purpose of acquiring—

(a)any information entered in any register kept under the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953;

(b)any information entered in any marriage register book kept under Part 4 of the Marriage Act 1949;

(c)any information entered in records kept under the Civil Partnership Act 2004;

(d)any information not falling within paragraphs (a) to (c) which is recorded by any superintendent registrar or registrar in relation to any birth, death or marriage;

(e)any information not falling within paragraphs (a) to (c) which is recorded by a registrar or authorised person (within the meaning of section 8 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004) in relation to a civil partnership.

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I5Sch. 1 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

6In section 6, in subsection (1)—

(a)for “the Chancellor of the Exchequer”, in the first place, substitute “ the Minister for the Cabinet Office (in relation to England and Wales) or the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) ”;

(b)for “the Chancellor of the Exchequer”, in the second place, substitute “ the Minister for the Cabinet Office or the Scottish Ministers ”;

(c)after “he thinks fit” insert “ or they think fit ”.

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I6Sch. 1 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

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I7Sch. 1 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Population (Statistics) Act 1938 (c. 12)U.K.

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

(a)after “by the” insert “ Statistics Board or ”;

(b)for “his” substitute “ its or his ”.

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I8Sch. 1 para. 8 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Registration Service Act 1953 (c. 37)U.K.

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

(a)for “Registrar General”substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “the Minister”, in all three places, substitute “ the Minister for the Cabinet Office ”.

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I9Sch. 1 para. 9 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 (c. 56)U.K.

10In the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986, in Schedule 1, in paragraph 5(a) and (c), for “the Registrar General for England and Wales” substitute “ the Statistics Board ”.

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I10Sch. 1 para. 10 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

11In the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, in section 14(6)(a), for “the Registrar General for England and Wales” substitute “ the Statistics Board ”.

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I11Sch. 1 para. 11 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2