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The Central Statistics Office has a statutory role in the co-ordination of official statistics in Ireland. In particular, it has the authority to ensure that appropriate standard classifications are used for this purpose. To this end, the Statistics Act 1993, 10(2), states that ’The Office (viz. Central Statistics Office) shall have authority to co-ordinate official statistics compiled by public authorities to ensure, in particular, adherence to statistical standards and the use of appropriate classifications.