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3. (1) In these Regulations—
“the 1920 Act” means the Census Act 1920;
“the 2007 Act” means the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007(1);
“the address register” means the register, prepared by the Authority, which contains the address of each household and communal establishment in England of which it is aware;
“appointee” means any person appointed under regulation 4 or appointed before the coming into force of these Regulations for the purposes of taking the census;
“the Authority” means the Statistics Board established by section 1 of the 2007 Act;
“the census” means the census directed to be taken by the Census Order;
“census co-ordinator” means a person appointed under regulation 4(1)(b);
“census officer” means an officer appointed under regulation 4(1)(c);
“the Census Order” means the Census (England and Wales) Order 2009(2);
“communal establishment” means any establishment specified in Groups B to F of column 1 of Schedule 1 to the Census Order;
“communal establishment pack” means a pack containing the items specified in regulation 6(6);
“co-ordinator area” means an area created under regulation 4(1)(b);
“elector” means a person who elects to make an individual return in accordance with regulation 5(4);
“enumeration district” means a district created under regulation 4(1)(c);
“household pack” means a pack containing the items specified in regulation 6(5);
“individual return envelope” means an envelope in which a completed questionnaire I1 may be sealed;
“personal information” has the meaning given to that term by section 39(2) of the 2007 Act;
“prescribed person” means a person required by the Census Order to make a return or any person making a return on behalf of such a person in accordance with the Census Order;
“questionnaire identification marks” means a barcode which is unique to each particular questionnaire and a corresponding reference number which the barcode represents;
“the questionnaire tracking system” means such an electronic system as the Authority may provide under regulation 5(7);
“regular individual pack” means a pack containing the items specified in regulation 6(3);
“reply-paid envelope” means an envelope which is pre-addressed and which does not require payment by the sender; and
“reply-paid individual pack” means a pack containing the items specified in regulation 6(4).
(2) Terms defined in the Census Order have the same meaning in these Regulations.
(3) In these Regulations any reference to a notice, questionnaire or other information being received by the Authority refers to it being received in person by a census officer, through the post or electronically by the Authority or any appointee.
(4) In these Regulations a reference to a questionnaire where it is followed immediately by an identifying letter is a reference to the questionnaire which is identified by that letter and which is referred to in the table in Schedule 1 and set out in any of Schedules 2 to 4 or a questionnaire to the like effect.
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