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Contents >> Section 6 - Appendixes >> Appendix 15 - Notices of direction issued and prosecution actions approved

Appendix 15 - Notices of direction issued and prosecution actions approved

Under sections 10(4) and 11(2) of the Census and Statistics Act 1905, the Australian Statistician may, by notice in writing, direct a person to complete a form or answer a question. Under section 14 of the Census and Statistics Act 1905, a person who fails to comply with a notice of direction without reasonable excuse is guilty of an offence.

The number of notices of direction issued and the number of prosecution actions approved in recent years are shown in Table 15.1.

TABLE 15.1: NOTICES OF DIRECTION ISSUED AND PROSECUTION ACTIONS APPROVED

Image: Table 15.1: Notices of Direction Issued and Prosecution Actions Approved

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