CHAPTER 127 - CENSUS AND STATISTICS ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Census and Statistics (Oath of Secrecy) Regulations

Statistics (Agriculture) Regulations

Statistics (Creamery Products) Regulations

Statistics (Meat) Regulations

Statistics (Distribution) Regulations

Statistics (Employment) Regulations

Statistics (Industrial Production) Regulations

Statistics (National Accounts and Balance of Payments) Regulations

CENSUS AND STATISTICS (OATH OF SECRECY) REGULATIONS

[Section 14]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Oath of secrecy

      SCHEDULE

[Regulation by the Minister]

Act 57 of 1964,

GN 26 of 1956.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Census and Statistics (Oath of Secrecy) Regulations.

2.   Oath of secrecy

The oath set out in the Schedule is hereby prescribed as the oath which every person employed in carrying out any of the provisions of the Act shall, before commencing his duties relating to such provisions, take and subscribe before a Magistrate or Commissioner for oaths.

SCHEDULE

[Regulation 2]

OATH OF SECRECY

I, ................................................................, being a person employed (Full Name) ............................................ in carrying out the provisions of the Census and Statistics Act, do swear that I will not, without lawful authority, publish or communicate any information acquired by me in the course of my employment to any other person.

SO HELP ME GOD

……………………………………….

Signature

Sworn at ......................... on the ...................... day of .........., 20 ........., before me.

………………………………………….

Magistrate or Commissioner for Oaths

STATISTICS (AGRICULTURE) REGULATIONS

[Section 14]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Collection of statistics

   4.   Prescribed particulars

   5.   Completion of forms

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

GN 203 of 1956,

GN 83 of 1964,

GN 497 of 1964.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Statistics (Agriculture) Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

“agricultural unit” means land which is occupied as a unit for agricultural purposes, including any building occupied for a purpose connected with farming;

“agriculture” includes horticulture, forestry, fruit growing, seed growing, dairy farming, livestock breeding and keeping, the use of land as pastures; and

“agricultural” shall be construed accordingly;

“livestock” includes any creature kept for breeding or for the production of food, wool, skins or fur or for the purpose of its use in the farming of land.

3.   Collection of statistics

Statistics may be collected for Zambia or any part thereof with respect to agriculture.

[Am by GN 83 of 1964.]

4.   Prescribed particulars

The particulars prescribed in the Schedule shall, in respect of any agricultural unit, be given by the person in charge thereof, whether as owner, lessee, manager, servant or occupier.

5.   Completion of forms

Any person mentioned in regulation 4, to whom a form has been sent in the manner mentioned in sub-section (3) of section 9 of the Act, requiring him to supply all or any of the particulars prescribed in the Schedule, shall fill up and return the form to the Director of Census and Statistics, P.O. Box 31908, Lusaka, within thirty days of the end of the period to which the form applies or within thirty days of receiving it, whichever is the longer period.

[Am by GN 83 of 1964.]

SCHEDULE

[Regulations 4 and 5]

PRESCRIBED PARTICULARS

1. The name and address, including the postal address, of the agricultural units.

2. Full name and address of the owner, lessee, manager, servant or occupier.

3. Particulars of tenure, including the term of lease, if applicable.

4. The area of an agricultural unit and portions thereof, including land lying fallow, woodlands, pastures and land under water.

5. Area planted or to be planted and yield of crops.

6. Number of fruit and other trees and quantity and value of production.

7. Area and production of planted and natural forests and orchards.

8. Area and yield of veld hay cut.

9. Quantity and value of other products.

10. Quantity, value and origin of materials used, stocks held and livestock slaughtered.

11. Details of soil and water conservation and of irrigation.

12. Particulars of livestock by breed, type, sex and age.

13. Mortality and losses of livestock.

14. Purchases and sales of livestock and farm produce.

15. Number and description of farm buildings.

16. Particulars of persons working or living on the agricultural unit and wages paid to them in cash or kind.

17. Number, make and type of tractors, farm implements and machinery.

STATISTICS (CREAMERY PRODUCTS) REGULATIONS

[Section 14]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Collection of statistics

   4.   Prescribed particulars

   5.   Completion of forms

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

GN 202 of 1956,

GN 83 of 1964,

GN 497 of 1964.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Statistics (Creamery Products) Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

“creamery” means premises in which milk or cream is kept or used for the purpose of manufacture of creamery products;

“creamery products” means butter, cheese, ice-cream and other milk products.

3.   Collection of statistics

Statistics may be collected for Zambia or any part thereof with respect to the manufacture and disposal of creamery products.

[Am by GN 83 of 1964.]

4.   Prescribed particulars

The particulars prescribed in the Schedule shall, in respect of any creamery, be given by the person in charge thereof, whether as owner, lessee, manager, servant or occupier.

5.   Completion of forms

Any person mentioned in regulation 4, to whom a form has been sent in the manner mentioned in sub-section (3) of section 9 of the Act, requiring him to supply all or any of the particulars prescribed in the Schedule, shall fill up and return the form to the Director of Census and Statistics, P.O. Box 31908, Lusaka, within seven days of the end of the period to which the form applies or within seven days of receiving it, whichever is the longer period.

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