Statistics Act, 1993

Evidence of appointment.

22.—(1) Every officer of statistics who is entitled under this Act to—

(a) require or invite in person the completion and return of any document or the provision of any information orally or in writing from any person or undertaking,

(b) inspect, copy or take extracts from, collect or receive any document relating to any person or undertaking, or

(c) enter any premises,

shall be provided with a certificate of appointment signed by, stamped or printed with, the name of the Director General.

(2) An officer of statistics acting under this section shall on demand produce his certificate of appointment for inspection.

(3) A document produced by a person in pursance of this section and purporting to be his certificate of appointment shall, unless the contrary is proved, be deemed without further proof to be such.