Statistics (Census of Population) Order, 2000

Publication Date:January 01, 2000
 
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S.I. No.395of2000

Administrative Law

Statistics (Census of Population) Order, 2000

ORDER

entitled

Statistics (Census of Population) Order, 2000

06/12/2000

I, Seamus Brennan, Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 25(1) of the Statistics Act, 1993 (No. 21 of 1993), and the Statistics (Delegation of Ministerial Functions) Order, 1997 (S.I. No. 327 of 1997), hereby order as follows:

1.

(1) This Order may be cited as the Statistics (Census of Population) Order, 2000.

(2) In this Order, unless the contrary intention appears, “census night” means the night of Sunday 29 April 2001.

2. Information, the general nature of which is specified in Schedule I to these Regulations, is prescribed as information required to be provided for the purposes of the Census of Population to be conducted in the year 2001.

3. Subject to Article 4, the persons or classes of persons specified in Schedule 2 to these Regulations are prescribed as the persons or classes of persons by whom the information referred to in Article 2 of this Order is required to be provided, which information shall be provided by the completion of forms and questionnaires prepared by the Director General of the Central Statistics Office in accordance with section 23 of the Statistics Act, 1993 (No. 21 of 1993).

4.

(1) A person to whom paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 applies is required to provide -

(a) in respect of a private household that is occupied by such person on the night of Sunday, 29 April 2001, information, the general nature of which is specified in paragraph 1 of Schedule 1;

(b) in respect of an individual who passes the night of Sunday, 29 April 2001 in that household or who arrives in that household on the morning of Monday, 30 April 2001 not having been enumerated elsewhere, information, the general nature of which is specified in paragraph 2 of Schedule 1;

(c) in respect of an individual who is temporarily absent from the private household concerned on the night of Sunday, 29 April 2001 where the household is occupied on that night, information, the general nature of which is specified in paragraph 3 of Schedule 1;

(2) A person to whom paragraphs 2 or 3 of Schedule 2 applies is required to provide information, the general nature of which is specified in paragraph 4 of Schedule 1.

(3) A person to whom paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 applies is required to provide information, the general nature of which is specified in paragraph 2 of Schedule 1.

5. Save where otherwise provided for in this Order, information required to be provided by virtue of this Order shall be provided in respect of the circumstances existing on the night of Sunday, 29 April 2001.

SCHEDULE 1

General Nature of the information to be provided for the purpose of the Census of Population to be conducted in the year 2001

1. In respect of housing characteristics and facilities of a private household:

(i) Type of accommodation;

(ii) Age of building;

(iii) Nature of occupancy;

(iv) Rent paid;

(v) Number of rooms;

(vi) Central Heating;

(vii) Type of water supply;

(viii) Sewerage facilities;

(ix) Number of cars and vans;

(x) Possession of a personal computer;

(xi) Access to the internet.

2. In respect of persons present in a household on census night:

(i) Population;

(ii) First name, surname and sex;

(iii) Relationship to person whose name is inserted as person 1 on census form;

(iv) Date of birth;

(v) Place of birth;

(vi) Nationality;

(vii) Usual residence and usual residence one year prior to the 29 April...

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