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Statistics Act

Version of section 2 from 2002-12-31 to 2017-12-11:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

Chief Statistician

statisticien en chef

Chief Statistician means the Chief Statistician of Canada appointed under subsection 4(1); (statisticien en chef)

department or departments of government


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; (ministère)



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; (ministre)



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. (intéressé)

  • 1970-71-72, c. 15, s. 2

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