(1) There shall be a Statistical Service Board which shall consist of-
(a) a chairman and not more than five other members all of whom shall be appointed by the President having regard to their expert knowledge, in consultation with the Council of State; and
(b) the Government Statistician.
(2) The Government Statistician, under the supervision of the Statistical Service Board, shall be responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis and publication of socio-economic data on Ghana and shall perform such other functions as may be prescribed by or under an Act of Parliament.
(3) The Statistical Service Board may prescribe the manner in which data may be compiled and kept by any person or authority in Ghana.