SCHEDULE 19Minor and consequential amendments

PART 1Amendments of primary legislation

Medical Act 1983 (c. 54)

25(1)Paragraph 5A of Schedule 4 (professional performance assessments and health assessments) is amended as follows.

(2)In sub-paragraph (8), after “enactment” insert “or the GDPR”.

(3)For sub-paragraph (8A) substitute—

(8A)In determining for the purposes of sub-paragraph (8) whether a disclosure is prohibited, it is to be assumed for the purposes of paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 2 to the Data Protection Act 2018 and paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 11 to that Act (exemptions from certain provisions of the data protection legislation: disclosures required by law) that the disclosure is required by this paragraph.

(4)After sub-paragraph (13) insert—

(14)In this paragraph, “the GDPR” and references to Schedule 2 to the Data Protection Act 2018 have the same meaning as in Parts 5 to 7 of that Act (see section 3(10), (11) and (14) of that Act).