An Act respecting statistics of Canada
Marginal note:Short title
- 1970-71-72, c. 15, s. 1.
2. In this Act,
« statisticien en chef »
“Chief Statistician” means the Chief Statistician of Canada appointed under subsection 4(1);
“department” or “departments of government”
« ministère »
“department” or “departments of government” means any department, board, bureau or other division of the Government of Canada or of the government of a province or any agency of either;
« ministre »
“Minister” means such member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as is designated by the Governor in Council as the Minister for the purposes of this Act;
« intéressé »
“respondent” means a person in respect of whom or in respect of whose activities any report or information is sought or provided pursuant to this Act.
- 1970-71-72, c. 15, s. 2.
Marginal note:Statistics bureau
3. There shall continue to be a statistics bureau under the Minister, to be known as Statistics Canada, the duties of which are
(a) to collect, compile, analyse, abstract and publish statistical information relating to the commercial, industrial, financial, social, economic and general activities and condition of the people;
(b) to collaborate with departments of government in the collection, compilation and publication of statistical information, including statistics derived from the activities of those departments;
(c) to take the census of population of Canada and the census of agriculture of Canada as provided in this Act;
(d) to promote the avoidance of duplication in the information collected by departments of government; and
(e) generally, to promote and develop integrated social and economic statistics pertaining to the whole of Canada and to each of the provinces thereof and to coordinate plans for the integration of those statistics.
- 1970-71-72, c. 15, s. 3.
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