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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

Section 46

SCHEDULE 2U.K.Information sharing: supplementary amendments

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

1(1)Section 8 of the Census Act 1920 (penalties) is amended as follows.U.K.

(2)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “Registrar General for England and Wales or the Registrar General for Scotland (“the Registrars”)” substitute “ Registrar General for Scotland ”;

(b)in paragraph (a) for “the control of either of the Registrars” substitute “ his control ”;

(c)in paragraph (b) for “either of them” substitute “ him ”.

(3)In subsection (6)—

(a)in paragraph (a) for “a Registrar” substitute “ the Registrar General for Scotland ”;

(b)in paragraph (b) for “one of the Registrars” substitute “ the Registrar General for Scotland ”;

(c)in paragraph (c) for “a Registrar” substitute “ the Registrar General for Scotland ”.

(4)In subsection (7) in the definition of “designated office” for “a Registrar”substitute “ the Registrar General for Scotland ”.

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I12Sch. 2 para. 1 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

2In section 4(2) of the Population (Statistics) Act 1938 (restriction on disclosure), at the beginning insert “ Subject to any other enactment ”.

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I13Sch. 2 para. 2 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Finance Act 1969 (c. 32)U.K.

3(1)Section 58 of the Finance Act 1969 (disclosure for statistical purposes of information relating to employment and VAT) is amended as follows.U.K.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “or Office” substitute “ or Board ”.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “that Office” substitute “ the Statistics Board ”.

(4)In subsection (4)—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in paragraph (a), for “or Office” substitute “ or Board ”.

(5)In subsection (7), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”.

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I14Sch. 2 para. 3 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Agricultural Statistics Act 1979 (c. 13)U.K.

4In section 3 of the Agricultural Statistics Act 1979 (disclosure of information relating to agricultural statistics etc.), in subsection (2), after paragraph (g) insert—

(h)to the Statistics Board for purposes connected with the carrying out of any of its functions, or by the Board to an approved researcher (within the meaning of section 39(4)(i) of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007),.

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I15Sch. 2 para. 4 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

5In section 122AA of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (disclosure of information relating to contributions etc), in subsection (2)(c), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”.

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I16Sch. 2 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23)U.K.

6(1)Section 91 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (disclosure for statistical purposes of information relating to VAT) is amended as follows.U.K.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “or Office”, in both places, substitute “ or Board ”.

(3)In subsections (2) and (5), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”.

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I17Sch. 2 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Bank of England Act 1998 (c. 11)U.K.

7In Schedule 7 to the Bank of England Act 1998 (disclosure of information), in the table in paragraph 3, for “The Office for National Statistics” substitute “ The Chancellor of the Exchequer (or any person to whom any functions of the Chancellor of the Exchequer under the Statistics of Trade Act 1947 are delegated) ”.

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I18Sch. 2 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Section 60(1)

SCHEDULE 3U.K.Replacement of ONS by the Board: consequential

Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)U.K.

1In Schedule 12B to the Local Government Act 1972, in paragraph 3—

(a)in sub-paragraph (6), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (7), for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I19Sch. 3 para. 1 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Mobile Homes Act 1983 (c. 34)U.K.

2In Schedule 1 to the Mobile Homes Act 1983, in paragraph 29, in the definition of “retail prices index”—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I20Sch. 3 para. 2 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (c. 51)U.K.

3In section 8 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984, in subsection (3)—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I21Sch. 3 para. 3 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988 (c. 20)U.K.

4In section 17 of the Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988, in subsection (12)—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I22Sch. 3 para. 4 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)U.K.

5In Schedule 7 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988, in paragraph 5(8)—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I23Sch. 3 para. 5 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Broadcasting Act 1990 (c. 42)U.K.

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

(2)In section 19, in subsection (10), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”.

(3)In section 102, in subsection (10), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”.

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I24Sch. 3 para. 6 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Ports Act 1991 (c. 52)U.K.

7In section 11 of the Ports Act 1991, in subsection (9)—

(a)for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I25Sch. 3 para. 7 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

8In section 3 of the Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993, in subsection (6), in the definition of “retail prices index”—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I26Sch. 3 para. 8 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Pension Schemes Act 1993 (c. 48)U.K.

9In section 84 of the Pension Schemes Act 1993, in subsection (6)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I27Sch. 3 para. 9 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Bank of England Act 1998 (c. 11)U.K.

10In section 17 of the Bank of England Act 1998, in subsection (6)(b), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”.

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I28Sch. 3 para. 10 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Employment Relations Act 1999 (c. 26)U.K.

11In section 34 of the Employment Relations Act 1999, in subsection (5)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I29Sch. 3 para. 11 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 2)U.K.

12In section 53 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001, in subsection (8)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I30Sch. 3 para. 12 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

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

13In section 1 of the Education (Graduate Endowment and Student Support) (Scotland) Act 2001, in subsection (5), in the definition of “the retail prices index”—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I31Sch. 3 para. 13 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Act 2003 (c. 10)U.K.

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I32Sch. 3 para. 14 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Pensions Act 2004 (c. 35)U.K.

15In Schedule 7 to the Pensions Act 2004, in paragraph 37(1), in the definition of “retail prices index”—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I33Sch. 3 para. 15 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Income Tax Act 2007 (c. 3)U.K.

16In section 989 of the Income Tax Act 2007 (definitions), in the definition of “retail prices index”—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “Office for National Statistics” substitute “ Statistics Board ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “that Office” substitute “ the Board ”.

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I34Sch. 3 para. 16 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Section 73

SCHEDULE 4U.K.Repeals

Part 1 U.K.Repeals relating to Part 1

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I35Sch. 4 Pt. 1 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Short title and chapterExtent of repeal
Census Act 1920 (c. 41)

Section 2(3).

Section 9(1) and (4).

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)In Schedule 2, the entries relating to the Office for National Statistics and the Statistics Commission.
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)In Schedule 1, in Part 6, the entry relating to the Statistics Commission.

Part 2 U.K.Repeals relating to Part 2

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I36Sch. 4 Pt. 2 in force at 1.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/839, art. 2

Short title and chapterExtent of repeal
Registration Service Act 1953 (c. 37)

In section 6—

(a)

in subsection (1), the proviso;

(b)

in subsection (3), the words from “and shall” to the end;

(c)

subsection (4).

Section 7.

In section 13(2)(f), the words from “so, however” to the end.

In section 15(1), the words from “or, if there is no successor,” to the end.

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