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Census (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]

This is the Census (Amendment) Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 16th December 1999.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Office for National Statistics with the consent of Lord Weatherill, are published separately as HL Bill 15- EN.
 
  
Census (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause 
1.Particulars in respect of religion may be required in census.
2.Short title and extent.
 


 

 
 
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Amend the Schedule to the Census Act 1920 to enable particulars to be required in respect of religion.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-
 

Particulars in respect of religion may be required in census.     1. In the Schedule to the Census Act 1920 (matters in respect of which particulars may be required), after paragraph 5 there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "5A. Religion."
 
Short title and extent.     2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Census (Amendment) Act 2000.
 
      (2) This Act extends to England and Wales only.
 
 

 
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