CENSUS AND STATISTICS (ANNUAL SURVEY OF IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF SERVICES) ORDER
( CAP. 316 sub. leg. L )
|Paragraph 3||Survey of imports and exports of services||30/06/1997|
|Paragraph 4||Information required to be given||30/06/1997|
|Paragraph 5||Persons required to give information||30/06/1997|
|Paragraph 6||The survey period||30/06/1997|
|Paragraph 7||Sampling methods may be used||30/06/1997|
|Paragraph 8||Application of order in certain cases||30/06/1997|
|Paragraph 9||Date for destruction of schedules||30/06/1997|
Empowering section (30/06/1997)
(Cap 316 section 11)
(L.N. 13 of 1984)
Paragraph 1 Citation (30/06/1997)
This order may be cited as the Census and Statistics (Annual Survey of Imports and Exports of Services) Order.
Paragraph 2 Interpretation (30/06/1997)
In this order, unless the context otherwise requires -
"business undertaking" (商業經營) means an undertaking carrying on business in Hong Kong;
"survey" (調查) means the statistical survey referred to in paragraph 3;
"survey period" (調查期) means the statistical survey period referred to in paragraph 6;
"undertaking" (經營) includes an undertaking carried on by a non-profit making body or a statutory body.
Paragraph 3 Survey of imports and exports of services (30/06/1997)
A statistical survey shall be carried out by the Commissioner every year in respect of business undertakings in Hong Kong for the purpose of compiling statistics relating to imports and exports of services in the survey period.
Paragraph 4 Information required to be given (30/06/1997)
For the purpose of a survey carried out in any year, information in respect of the matters specified in the Schedule shall be given in relation to business undertakings for the survey period and shall, not later than 31 July in that year, or such later date as the Commissioner may specify in any particular case, be furnished to the Commissioner in accordance with such form of questionnaire as the Commissioner may issue for that purpose.
Paragraph 5 Persons required to give information (30/06/1997)
The information required to be given under paragraph 4 in respect of a business undertaking shall be given-
Paragraph 6 The survey period (30/06/1997)
For the purpose of this order, the survey period in relation to any year in which a survey is carried out under paragraph 3 shall be the calendar year immediately preceding that year or such other period of 12 consecutive months commencing in that calendar year and ending not later than 31 March in the following year as the Commissioner may specify in any particular case.
Paragraph 7 Sampling methods may be used (30/06/1997)
The use of sampling methods for the collection of information relevant to the survey is hereby authorized.
Paragraph 8 Application of order in certain cases (30/06/1997)
This order shall apply in relation to a business undertaking notwithstanding that it commenced business after the commencement of a survey period or ceased to carry on business during that period.
Paragraph 9 Date for destruction of schedules (30/06/1997)
All completed schedules collected or received by census officers for a survey and all copies thereof shall be destroyed not later than 31 July in the third year following the year in which the survey is carried out.
MATTERS IN RESPECT OF WHICH INFORMATION IS REQUIRED TO BE GIVEN