Census of Production Act 1939

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1939 c. 15


Census of Production Act, 1939

(2 & 3 Geo. 6.) CHAPTER 15.

An Act to amend the Census of Production Act, 1906.

[28th April 1939]

Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

S-1 Amendments of 6 Edw. 7. c. 49.

1 Amendments of 6 Edw. 7. c. 49.

(1) In subsection (1) of section three of the Census of Production Act, 1906, the following amendments shall be made:—

(a ) after the word ‘employed’ there shall be inserted the words ‘the quantity and cost of materials used and fuel and electricity consumed, the total amount paid to contractors for work given out to them,’;

(b ) provisos (b ) and (c ) shall be repealed;

and accordingly the said section shall have effect as set out in the Schedule to this Act.

(2) Nothing in section six of the said Act (which prohibits the publication or disclosure of individual returns or parts thereof or answers) shall prevent—

(a ) any such publication or disclosure as aforesaid to the Import Duties Advisory Committee or a Government Department, or any person authorised by that Committee or a Government Department, if the publication or disclosure is required by that Committee, Department or person for the purposes of such of the provisions of any enactment for the time being in force as authorise or require the Committee, or that Department on the recommendation or advice of the Committee, to discharge any functions; or

(b ) any such publication or disclosure as aforesaid by the said Committee to any Government Department, or to any person authorised by a Government Department, if the publication or disclosure appears to the Committee to be necessary for the purpose of obtaining information from that Department on a matter which that Committee are required or authorised to consider by any enactment for the time being in force.

S-2 Short title.

2 Short title.

2. This Act may be cited as theCensus of Production Act, 1939, and may be cited together with the Census of Production Acts, 1906 and 1917, as the Census of Production Acts, 1906 to 1939.

S C H E D U L E.

as amended by this Act.Section 3 of the Census of Production Act, 1906,

SCH-1.3 Preparing and filling up of Schedules.

3 Preparing and filling up of Schedules.

(1) Forms shall be prepared for the purpose of being filled up by the persons specified in...

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