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The Statistics Act

C.C.S.M. c. S205

The Statistics Act

1 Definitions
2 Bureau responsible to minister
3 (1) Powers of bureau
(2) Powers conferred by Lieutenant Governor in Council
3.1 (1) Information includes personal and personal health information
(2) Limits re personal and personal health information
4 (1) Director of statistics
(2) Employment of staff
(3) Temporary staff
(4) Use of civil servants
(5) Employment under contract
5 (1) Chief executive officer
(2) Prescribing rules
6 (1) Oath of secrecy
(2) Administration of oaths
7 (1) Discrimination in exercise of power prohibited
(2) Use of sampling method
8 (1) Director may require information
(1.1) Duty to provide information
(1.2) Voluntary information
(1.3) Informing respondent
(2) Evidence of appointment
9 (1) Secrecy
(1.1) Duty to adopt security safeguards
(1.2) Safeguards for sensitive information
(2) Minister may authorize certain disclosure
(3) Director may authorize certain disclosures
(4) Conflict with The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
10 (1) Protection of returns
(2) Application of section
11 (1) Agreements with Statistics Canada
(2) Agreement not retroactive
(2.1) Agreement must protect information
(3) Notice to respondent
12 (1) Other agreements
(2) Contents of other agreements
(3) Supplementary information
(4) Agreement must protect information
13 Offences
14 Other offences
15 Failure to grant access to documents
16 False representation
17 Prosecution within two years