CENSUS AND STATISTICS (SURVEY OF INNOVATION ACTIVITIES) ORDER
L.N. 183 of 2002
(1) The period in respect of which the survey in any year (hereinafter called "survey year") is to be carried out shall be-
(a) the calendar year immediately preceding the survey year; or
(b) such other period of 12 consecutive months, commencing not earlier than 1 January of the calendar year immediately preceding the survey year and ending not later than 31 March of the survey year, as may be determined by the Commissioner in any particular case and specified by him in the schedule.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Commissioner may, in relation to a survey year, determine that the period in respect of which information shall be given under item 6 of the Schedule (information as to the innovation activities), shall be such period-
(a) not exceeding 36 months; and
(b) commencing not earlier than 1 January of the calendar year 3 years preceding the survey year and ending not later than 31 March of the survey year,