One of the most important content prescribed at the Law on Statistics No. 89/2015/QH13 passed by the National Assembly on November 23, 2015 is the regulations on prohibited acts in state statistical activities and use of state statistical information.
Accordingly, the Law Prohibited acts in state statistical activities and use of state statistical information include declaring false information, distorting statistical data and information; intervening, forcing, imposing, corrupting, threatening or seducing other persons to provide false information or distort statistical data and information or use statistical information; failing to properly implement regulations of statistical survey plans, statistical reporting regimes, and use of administrative data for statistical activities; and modifying information when conducting statistical surveys, making statistical reports, or providing information from administrative data; reporting, publicizing or disseminating inaccurate statistical information; disclosing statistical information on the list of state secrets; disclosing statistical data and information not yet publicized; using data and information of agencies, organizations and individuals not for statistical purposes without the consent of such agencies, organizations and individuals…
State statistical information which must be kept secret includes statistical information associated with the names and/or addresses of specific organizations or individuals, unless such organizations or individuals so agree or otherwise provided by law; statistical information not yet publicized by competent persons; statistical information on the list of state secrets.
State agencies shall use state statistical information already publicized to evaluate and forecast the situation, draw up strategies, formulate plans and policies, manage and administer socio-economic development, and conduct inspection, examination and supervision. Agencies, organizations and individuals shall use state statistical information already publicized to serve their operations…
This Law takes effect on July 01, 2016.
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