Unit 2 Population Census Case

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2. POPULATION CENSUS CASE: It is pertinent to mention over the here Population Census Case where the collection of personal data by the government was challenged in the German constitutional court. Facts of the case were, The Federal Census Act,1983 made provision for a general census of the population, employment, housing and places of employment for statistical purposes. The declared purpose of the Act was to obtain information on the most recent state of the population, its geographic distribution and its composition in terms of demo graphic and social characteristics as well as on the economic activity of the population through the surveys-to be carried out, which information provides the in dispensable basis for decisions in the areas
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