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(1)In this Part “official statistics” means—
(a)statistics produced by—
(ii)a government department,
(iii)the Scottish Administration,
(iv)a Welsh ministerial authority,
(v)a Northern Ireland department, or
(vi)any other person acting on behalf of the Crown, and
(b)such other statistics as may be specified by order by—
(i)a Minister of the Crown,
(ii)the Scottish Ministers,
(iii)the Welsh Ministers, or
(iv)a Northern Ireland department.
(2)An order under subsection (1)(b) may in particular specify all, or a description of, the statistics produced or to be produced by a particular person or description of person.
(3)Before making an order under subsection (1)(b) an authority referred to in that provision must consult the Board.
(4)The Board must, at least once every financial year, publish a list of statistics which are at the time of publication official statistics by virtue of subsection (1)(b).
(5)In this Part “Welsh ministerial authority” means any of the following—
(a)the Welsh Ministers;
(b)the First Minister for Wales;
(c)the Counsel General to the Welsh Assembly Government.
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