Link=Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000

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Changes to legislation: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 13 October 2017. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. (See end of Document for details) Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000 2000 asp 3 The Bill for this Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed on 15th March 2000 and received Royal Assent on 10 April 2000 An Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the Census Act 1920 to enable particulars about religion to be gathered. 1 Particulars about religion may be gathered in census (1) In the Schedule to the Census Act 1920 (c.41) (matters in respect of which particulars may be required), after paragraph 5 there is inserted— “5A Religion.”. (2) In section 8 (penalties) of that Act, after subsection (1) there is inserted— “(1A) But no person shall be liable to a penalty under subsection (1) for refusing or neglecting to state any particulars in respect of religion.”. 2 Short title This Act may be cited as the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000. 2 Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000 asp 3 Document Generated: 2017-10-13 Changes to legislation: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 13 October 2017. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Commencement Orders yet to be applied to the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2000 Commencement Orders bringing legislation that affects this Act into force: – S.S.I. 2004/495 art. 2 commences (2004 asp 6)