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Exemption Requests

This page provides information about requests from bodies producing Official Statistics to the Authority's Director General for Regulation for exemptions or exceptions to specific practices; and about other exemptions from the provisions of the Code arising out of the Authority's statutory Assessments of official statistics.

For further detail please refer to paragraph xii of the Preamble to the Code of Practice for Official Statistics. 366.9 Kb Pdf document

Current Exemption Requests

Date Link to exemption request and response from Head of Regulation Principle / Protocol
25 June 2013 Publishing statistical reports at 9.30am - Home Office Protocol 2, Practice 4 
16 April 2013  Contact details in statistical reports - Department of Justice Northern Ireland Protocol 2, Practice 6
24 September 2012  Contact details in statistical reports - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs   Protocol 2, Practice 6 
7 February 2012 Contact details in statistical reports - Ministry of Defence Protocol 2, Practice 6  
19 December 2011 Contact details in statistical reports - Department of Health   Protocol 2, Practice 6 
14 October 2011  Letter from Norman Fullton, Director, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development 26.5 Kb Pdf document

Response from Richard Alldritt, Head of Assessment 26.3 Kb Pdf document 
Protocol 2.4 
30 September 2011  Retail Prices Index - Office for National Statistics 15.6 Kb Pdf document Principle 2, Practice 7 and Principle 3, Practice 3 
16 August 2011  Contact details in statistical reports - Police Service of Northern Ireland Protocol 2, Practice 6 

 

Expired Exemption Requests

Date Link to expired exemption request and response from Head of Regulation   Principle / Protocol
17 January 2011 Letter from Stephen Penneck, Director General, Office for National Statistics 45.5 Kb Pdf document

Response from Richard Alldritt, Head of Assessment 25.8 Kb Pdf document
Protocol 2.4