Census (Amendment) Act 2000

The Census (Amendment) Act 2000 (2000 c. 24) and Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000 (2000 asp 3) are acts of the Parliaments of the United Kingdom and Scotland, respectively. They introduced a question on the religion of respondents to the censuses of Great Britain.

Census (Amendment) Act 2000
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act to amend the Census Act 1920 to enable particulars to be required in respect of religion.
Citation2000 c. 24
Introduced byLord Weatherill
Jonathan Sayeed[1]
Territorial extentEngland and Wales
Dates
Royal assent28 July 2000[2]
Other legislation
AmendsCensus Act 1920
Relates toCensus Act (Northern Ireland) 1969
Status: Current legislation
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended
Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000
Act of the Scottish Parliament
Long titleAn Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the Census Act 1920 to enable particulars about religion to be gathered.
Citation2000 asp 3
Introduced byJim Wallace[3]
Territorial extent Scotland
Dates
Royal assent10 April 2000[4]
Other legislation
AmendsCensus Act 1920
Relates toCensus Act (Northern Ireland) 1969
Status: Current legislation
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended