Statistics Act, 2018

Short title: 
Statistics Act
Long title: 
An Act to establish an integrated National Statistical System; provide for mechanisms for coordination, collection, management and dissemination of statistics; promote the use of statistical data and information at individual,institutional, national and international levels; re-constitute the Central Statistical Office as the Zambia Statistics Agency and define its functions; establish the Board of the Zambia Statistics Agency and define its functions; provide for the production and compilation of official statistics in a transparent and impartial manner; ensure the protection of personal data collected for statistical compilation purposes; build sustainable capacity for the production and use of statistical data and information for planning purposes; ensure coordination among statistical agencies; give effect to the United Nations Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics and Principles of the African Charter on Statistics; repeal the Census and Statistics Act 1955 and the Agricultural Statistics Act 1964; and to provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.
Year of Act: 
Number of Act: 
Date of assent: 
23 December 2018
Date of promulgation: 
26 December 2018
Date of commencement: 
27 November 2019
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