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Statistics Act

Version of section 2 from 2017-12-12 to 2023-11-14:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

Chief Statistician

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


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)

identifying information

identifying information means any information that makes it possible to identify an individual person, business or organization; (renseignement identificateur)


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)

  • R.S., 1985, c. S-19, s. 2
  • 2017, c. 31, s. 1

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