Search Legislation

Data Protection Act 1984

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

Rules of procedure

4(1)The Secretary of State may make rules for regulating the exercise of the rights of appeal conferred by section 13 of this Act and the practice and procedure of the Tribunal.

(2)Without prejudice to the generality of sub-paragraph (1) above, rules under this paragraph may in particular make provision—

(a)with respect to the period within which an appeal can be brought and the burden of proof on an appeal;

(b)for the summoning of witnesses and the administration of oaths;

(c)for securing the production of documents and data material;

(d)for the inspection, examination, operation and testing of data equipment and the testing of data material;

(e)for the hearing of an appeal wholly or partly in camera ;

(f)for hearing an appeal in the absence of the appellant or for determining an appeal without a hearing ;

(g)for enabling any matter preliminary or incidental to an appeal to be dealt with by the chairman or a deputy chairman ;

(h)for the awarding of costs ;

(i)for the publication of reports of the Tribunal's decisions ; and

(j)for conferring on the Tribunal such ancillary powers as the Secretary of State thinks necessary for the proper discharge of its functions.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources