3. Prescribed person under section 9
(1) For the purpose of carrying out his duties and functions under section 8 of the Act, the Statistician may at any time and from time to time determine the person who shall be the prescribed person within the meaning of section 9 of the Act whom the Statistician may require to fill up and supply to the Statistician the particulars required by him.
(2) As and when the Statistician determines the person who shall be the prescribed person as aforesaid in relation to any particulars aforesaid, he shall publish notification thereof in the Government Gazette and also cause a similar notification to be made in or upon the form or forms in relation to the supply of such particulars which the Statistician, in accordance with his duty under section 7 of the Act, shall prepare and issue.
(3) Upon notification in the Government Gazette as provided for in paragraph (2) hereof, the person mentioned in such notification shall be a prescribed person within the meaning and for the purposes of section 9 of the Act in relation to the supply of the particulars mentioned in such notification until such notification is cancelled or revoked by a subsequent notification in the Government Gazette.