Statistics information law in Tanzania

Statistics Act 2015 amended (as of September 2018), including as follows:

  • A person shall not collect statistics through surveys or censuses, and shall not disseminate or otherwise communicate to the public any statistical information, except with approval of Statistician General.
  • There is a penalty of TZS 10 million, or imprisonment of minimum 3 years, or both, for any person who publishes or causes to be published or communicates any official statistic or statistical information contrary to the Act.

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