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The Census Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Revocation

  5. 4.Address Register, Enumeration Districts, Census Team Co-ordinator Areas and Census Areas

  6. 5.Appointment of Officers

  7. 6.Census Questionnaires

  8. 7.Duties in relation to the making of returns

  9. 8.Questionnaire tracking system and census electronic devices

  10. 9.Providing unique access codes

  11. 10.Preparation of packs for online questionnaires

  12. 11.Preparation of packs for paper questionnaires

  13. 12.Sending packs to households and electors by post

  14. 13.Delivery of packs to households and electors by hand

  15. 14.Sending packs to communal establishments by post

  16. 15.Delivery of packs to communal establishments by hand

  17. 16.Return of questionnaires from households and electors

  18. 17.Return of questionnaires from communal establishments

  19. 18.Taking of the census for persons in Group G of Census Order (NI) 2020 – Schedule 1

  20. 19.Initial procedure if no questionnaire or an incomplete questionnaire is received by the Registrar General

  21. 20.Giving of information

  22. 21.Safe custody of questionnaires and documents

  23. 22.Safe custody of census electronic devices

  24. 23.Statutory declarations and undertakings

  25. Signature

  26. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Household Questionnaires

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Communal Establishment Questionnaires

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Individual Questionnaires

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Form of undertaking

      1. I …….. being a person employed by, or appointed as an approved contractor or service provider undertake to fully and honestly perform the duties assigned to me in accordance with all relevant legal provisions, and I understand that failure to comply fully with these obligations may result in a criminal record and a fine or term of imprisonment.

  27. Explanatory Note

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