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The Census Bureau’s statistical quality standards apply to all Census Bureau’s information products and the programs that develop and release those products, as described in the Scope statement in the Preface to these standards. If a program is not complying or anticipates that they may be unable to comply with any requirements of these standards, the program manager must apply for a waiver.
This waiver procedure provides a consistent mechanism to excuse a program from compliance with a statistical quality standard. Waivers will be granted when the circumstances warrant it however, no waivers to Statistical Quality Standard S1, Protecting Confidentiality, will be granted.This procedure promotes proper management and control in implementing the standards and ensures that appropriate documentation of exceptions to the standards is generated and maintained. This documentation is important for providing transparency into the quality of the Census Bureau’s information products and for informing future revisions of the statistical quality standards.
The program manager must:
If you have questions regarding the waiver procedure or whether a waiver is needed, contact the Quality Program Staff or the appropriate M&S Council representative.