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Statistics Act

Version of section 18.1 from 2017-12-12 to 2022-05-02:


Marginal note:Census — disclosure after 92 years

  •  (1) The information contained in the returns of each census of population taken between 1910 and 2005, as well as the information contained in the returns and the identifying information obtained in each census of population taken in or after 2021, is no longer subject to sections 17 and 18 ninety-two years after the census is taken.

  • Marginal note:Census and survey — disclosure with consent

    (2) The information contained in the returns of each census of population taken in 2006, 2011 and 2016 and the 2011 National Household Survey is no longer subject to sections 17 and 18 ninety-two years after the census or survey is taken, but only if the person to whom the information relates consents, at the time of the census or survey, to the release of the information ninety-two years later.

  • Marginal note:Library and Archives of Canada

    (3) When sections 17 and 18 cease to apply to information referred to in subsection (1) or (2), the information shall be placed under the care and control of the Library and Archives of Canada.

  • 2005, c. 31, s. 1
  • 2017, c. 31, s. 10
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