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Assessment Tool for the Analysis of National Statistical Legislation the Principles of the African Charter on Statistics. Meeting on the draft Strategic Plan of the African Union Institute for Statistics Dakar, Senegal: 17-19 October 2013. Statistics Division Economic Affairs Department

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Meeting on the draft strategic plan of the african union institute for statistics

Assessment Tool for the Analysis of National Statistical Legislation the Principles of the African Charter on Statistics

Meeting on the draft Strategic Plan of

the African Union Institute for Statistics

Dakar, Senegal: 17-19 October 2013

Statistics Division

Economic Affairs Department

African Union Commission

Email: [email protected]


Principles for legislation

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

1.1.1 Freedom from

interference

1 / 4

1.1 Scientific independence

1. Professional independence

1.2.1 Release of statistical information

1.2 Impartiality

2 / 4

1.2.4 Legal mandate to comment publicly


Principles for legislation1

Principles for legislation

Principle

Sub-principle

Out of total

Indicators

1.3.4 Authority responsible to ensure the principle of adherence to international standards

1 / 4

1.3 Responsibility

1. Professional independence


Principles for legislation2

Principles for legislation

Principle

Sub-principle

Indicators

Out of total

1.4 Transparency

1. Professional independence

1.4.3 Access to legislation continuously promoted

1 / 4

1.4.3 Principle of transparency of methods applied specified


Principles for legislation3

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

2. Quality

2.1 Relevance

2.1.4 Quality of statistics defined in legislation

2/5

2.1.5 Principle of relevance in terms of meeting user needs specified

2.3.1 Sources of data specified with confidentiality provisions

2.3 Data sources

2/5


Principles for legislation4

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

3. Mandate for data collection and resources

3.1 Mandate

3.1.1 Mandate of authority to collect information specified

3.1.2 Access to and receipt of data specified

3/3

3.1.3 Respondent obligation to provide information


Principles for legislation5

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

3. Mandate for data collection and resources

3.2 Resource adequacy

3.2.4 Provision of adequate resources by governments specified

1/4

3.3 Cost effectiveness

3.3.7 Use of administrative records for statistical purposes specified

1/11


Principles for legislation6

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

4. Dissemina-

tion

4.1.2 Public’s right to equal access to official statistics included

4.1 Accessibility

1/6

4.3 Clarity and understanding

4.3.7 Principle of clarity and understanding is specified

1/8

4.4.1 Simultaneity of dissemination of statistics is specified

1/3

4.4 Simultaneity


Principles for legislation7

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

4. Dissemina-

tion

1/7

4.5 Correction

4.5.7 Principle of dissemination in terms of correction, suspension and withdrawal specified


Principles for legislation8

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

5.1.1 Confidentiality of data including willful breaches guaranteed

5. Protection of individual data, information sources and respondents

5.1 Confidentiality

2/3

5.1.2 A provision binding staff to commit to confidentiality is in place


Principles for legislation9

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

5. Protection of individual data, information sources and respondents

5.3.1 Non-use of data for judicial and punitive purposes against individual respondents except under Statistics Act are guaranteed

1/2

5.3 Objective

5.4 Rationality

1/4

5.4.2 Rationalisation of statistical production to remove overlapping and duplication


Principles for legislation10

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

Coordination and cooperation

6.1.1 Principle of coordination and collaboration among statistics authorities specified

6.1 Coordination

3/15

6.1.5 Designation of statistics as official (good quality) is specified

6.1.15 Mandate to certify statistics as official is specified


Principles for legislation11

Principles for legislation

Principle

Indicators

Sub-principle

Out of total

1 / 6

Coordination and cooperation

6.2.6 Principle of international cooperation is specified

6.2 Cooperation


Summary

Summary

Total

indicators

For

legislation

% of Principle

Principle

1. Professional independence

5

31

16

3

2. Quality

57

5

5

3. Mandate for data collection & resources

18

28

4. Dissemination

21

4

19

5. Protection of individual data, information, sources and respondents

11

5

45

6. Coordination and cooperation

19

4

21

TOTAL

26

18

144


Instrument layout in text version

Instrument layout in text version

Principle

Description

Sub-principle

Description

Legislation (Indicator …)

Legal status

Evidence (queries)

Indicator (as above) …

[If YES] Provide section in Statistics Law

Query whether indicator is legislated for NSO and/or NSS

Questions to ascertain the evidence

Response: YES / NO


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Thankyou for yourkind attentionEmail: [email protected]:+251-115-18-26-51


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