|316||Title:||CENSUS AND STATISTICS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||7||Heading:||Identification of census officers||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) The Commissioner shall issue to every census officer who is engaged in a statistical inquiry a certificate specifying the nature of the inquiry and stating that the person named therein is authorized to act as a census officer for the purpose of that inquiry; and a census officer shall produce such certificate for inspection by any person who may question his authority to exercise any function conferred on a census officer by this Ordinance.
(2) A certificate purporting to be issued under subsection (1) by the Commissioner shall be admissible in evidence in any civil or criminal proceedings and shall, until the contrary is proved, be sufficient evidence of the facts stated therein.
(3) In addition to the issue of a certificate under subsection (1), the Commissioner may issue to census officers such insignia, arm bands or other tokens as he may consider necessary for the purpose of identification.