19. THE COLLECTION OF STATISTIC ACT, 1953

This Act empowers Union/State Govt. to collect statistics on specified matters as given in section III of this Act, from any Industry/Commercial concern and factory. The Industry is bound to give that Statistic.

Appointment of Statistic Authority is made under this Act who is empowered to call for information to call for information and return.
The statistical Authority or any person authorised by him in writing have been given right of access to record or documents. Relevant to furnish any information return under this Act. The Act also prohibits the publication of Information and return.

Breach of provisions for this Act are offence and punishable.

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