Census (Confidentiality) Act 1991
|Act of Parliament|
|Long title||An Act to make provision with respect to the unlawful disclosure of information acquired in connection with the discharge of functions under the Census Act 1920; and for connected purposes.|
|Citation||1991 c. 6|
|Territorial extent||Great Britain|
|Royal assent||7 March 1991|
|Commencement||7 March 1991|
|Amends||Census Act 1920|
Status: Current legislation
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
|Revised text of statute as amended|
The Act amended Section 8 of the Census Act 1920 by replacing a subsection concerning penalties for the unlawful disclosure of personal information from the census.
The Act applies to Great Britain. Separate legislation in the form of the Census (Confidentiality) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 exists for Northern Ireland.