Regulations Regarding the List of Statistical Classifications and the Procedures for the Implementation, Maintenance and Publishing of the Statistical Classifications Included Therein
Issued pursuant to
1. The Regulation prescribes the list of statistical classifications (hereinafter - the list) (Annex) and the procedures for the implementation, maintenance, and publishing of the statistical classifications included therein.
2. The list shall include classifications which ensure comparability and exchange of official statistics in a specific economic area:
2.1. at the national level - national classifications developed for domestic needs, as well as European Union and international classifications, if they may be used directly;
2.2. in the European Economic Area - European Union classifications developed by the European Union institutions;
2.3. at the international level - international classifications developed by international organisations.
3. The State authorities or private individuals which are responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and publishing of the statistical classifications included in the list and to which the State administration task has been delegated are indicated in Annex to this Regulation.
4. The Central Statistical Bureau shall:
4.1. compile and maintain the list, submitting proposals for changes necessary therein in accordance with the procedures laid down in laws and regulations;
4.2. establish and maintain a catalogue of statistical classifications (hereinafter - the catalogue). It shall contain the following information regarding the classifications included in the list:
4.2.1. the name, version, or year of issue;
4.2.2. the status (national, European Union, or international);
4.2.3. the purpose of implementation;
4.2.4. the object of classification;
4.2.5. the field of use;
4.2.6. the legal basis;
4.2.7. the developer;
4.2.8. the responsible State administration institution;
4.2.9. the planned update or revision;
4.2.10. the availability;
4.2.11. the used coding system, code length, number of levels;
4.2.12. the points of contact;
4.3. provide consultations in relation to the development of statistical classifications and the inclusion thereof in the list;
4.4. ensure that the statistical classifications under its responsibility are implemented, maintained, and published in accordance with the procedures laid down in Sub-paragraphs 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9, and 5.10 of this Regulation.
5. The State authorities or private individuals to whom or which a State administration task has been delegated shall:
5.1. according to the competence, constantly verify whether the information included in the list and the catalogue is current and inform the Central Statistical Bureau of any changes necessary in the abovementioned information;
5.2. inform the Central Statistical Bureau of the nature and extent of the planned amendments to the statistical classifications under its responsibility, as well as of the deadlines for updating the relevant classifications;
5.3. develop drafts of new national statistical classifications if there are no internationally recognised statistical classifications (reference classifications) in the specific field or adapt the European Union and international statistical classifications to the domestic needs by preparing the national versions of these classifications. Classifications shall be created in a machine-readable format, ensuring that they are published with an export possibility;
5.4. ensure the structural conformity of the adapted national statistical classifications with the reference classifications by establishing additional positions and levels, so that each level would either contain the same positions as the corresponding level of the reference classification or positions that are an accurate breakdown or summary of the content thereof;
5.5. ensure implementation of the national statistical classifications under its responsibility, linkage thereof with the previous versions, and transition from the national statistical classifications to the European Union or international statistical classifications;
5.6. maintain the national statistical classifications under its responsibility;
5.7. publish on its website the current versions of the national statistical classifications under its responsibility in a machine-readable format with an export possibility, or publish on its website a link to the national statistical classification under its responsibility at www.likumi.lv;
5.8. according to the competence or upon request of another State authority or private individual, participate in the development and implementation of the European Union and international statistical classifications;
5.9. ensure access to the current versions of the European Union and international classifications under its responsibility;
5.10. ensure access to the previous versions of the statistical classifications under its responsibility if they are related to the needs of production of official statistics.
Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis
Deputy Prime Minister,
Deputy Prime Minister,
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