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Schedule 2ACCESSIBLE PERSONAL INFORMATION: SCOTLAND

Interpretation

2(1)The following provisions apply for the interpretation of the Table in paragraph 1 above.

(2)"Local authority" means a regional, islands or district council, a joint board or joint committee of two or more of those councils or any trust under the control of such a council and "development corporation" has the same meaning as in the New Towns (Scotland) Act 1968.

(3)Personal information contained in records kept by a local authority, a development corporation or the Scottish Special Housing Association is held for any purpose of any of their tenancies if it is held for any purpose of the relationship of landlord and tenant of a dwelling-house which subsists, has subsisted or may subsist between the authority, corporation or, as the case may be, Association and any individual who is, has been or, as the case may be, has applied to be a tenant of theirs; and, for the purposes of this Act, information about any member of the individual's family held for any purpose of that relationship or potential relationship shall be treated as information of which he is the subject and accessible by him accordingly.

(4)"Social work authority" means a local authority for the purposes of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 and personal information contained in records kept by such an authority is held for any purpose of their functions if it is held for the purpose of any past, current or proposed exercise of such a function in any case.