The Census Act, 1948


Act ID: 194837
Act Number: 37
Enactment Date: 1948-09-03
Act Year: 1948
Short Title: The Census Act, 1948
Long Title: An Act to provide for certain matters in connection with the taking of census.
Ministry: Ministry of Home Affairs
Department: Department of Home
Enforcement Date: 03-09-1948

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