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Section 74(1).

SCHEDULE 15E+W+S+N.I. Minor and consequential amendments

Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)E+W+S+N.I.

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Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)E+W+S+N.I.

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Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)E+W+S+N.I.

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House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)E+W+S+N.I.

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Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)E+W+S+N.I.

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Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)E+W+S+N.I.

7In Schedule 2 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (provisions which may be included in regulations as to registration etc), in paragraph 11A(2)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for “data user” there is substituted “ data controller ”, and

(b)for “the Data Protection Act 1984” there is substituted “ the Data Protection Act 1998 ”.

Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 (c. 28)E+W+S+N.I.

8In section 2(1) of the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 (interpretation), in the definition of “health professional”, for “the Data Protection (Subject Access Modification) Order 1987” there is substituted “ the Data Protection Act 1998 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37)E+W+S+N.I.

9(1)Section 5 of the Football Spectators Act 1989 (national membership scheme: contents and penalties) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (5), for “paragraph 1(2) of Part II of Schedule 1 to the Data Protection Act 1984” there is substituted “ paragraph 1(2) of Part II of Schedule 1 to the Data Protection Act 1998 ”.

(3)In subsection (6), for “section 28(1) and (2) of the Data Protection Act 1984” there is substituted “ section 29(1) and (2) of the Data Protection Act 1998 ”.

Education (Student Loans) Act 1990 (c. 6)E+W+S+N.I.

10Schedule 2 to the Education (Student Loans) Act 1990 (loans for students) so far as that Schedule continues in force shall have effect as if the reference in paragraph 4(2) to the Data Protection Act 1984 were a reference to this Act.E+W+S+N.I.

Access to Health Records Act 1990 (c. 23)E+W+S+N.I.

11For section 2 of the Access to Health Records Act 1990 there is substituted—E+W+S+N.I.

2 Health professionals.

In this Act “health professional” has the same meaning as in the Data Protection Act 1998.

12In section 3(4) of that Act (cases where fee may be required) in paragraph (a), for “the maximum prescribed under section 21 of the Data Protection Act 1984” there is substituted “ such maximum as may be prescribed for the purposes of this section by regulations under section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

13In section 5(3) of that Act (cases where right of access may be partially excluded) for the words from the beginning to “record” in the first place where it occurs there is substituted “ Access shall not be given under section 3(2) to any part of a health record ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Access to Personal Files and Medical Reports (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 (1991/1707 (N.I. 14))E+W+S+N.I.

14In Article 4 of the Access to Personal Files and Medical Reports (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 (obligation to give access), in paragraph (2) (exclusion of information to which individual entitled under section 21 of the Data Protection Act 1984) for “section 21 of the Data Protection Act 1984” there is substituted “ section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

15In Article 6(1) of that Order (interpretation), in the definition of “health professional”, for “the Data Protection (Subject Access Modification) (Health) Order 1987” there is substituted “ the Data Protection Act 1998 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)E+W+S+N.I.

16In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (tribunals under direct supervision of Council on Tribunals), for paragraph 14 there is substituted—E+W+S+N.I.

Data protection

14.

(a) The Data Protection Commissioner appointed under section 6 of the Data Protection Act 1998;

(b) the Data Protection Tribunal constituted under that section, in respect of its jurisdiction under section 48 of that Act.

Access to Health Records (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 (1993/1250 (N.I. 4))E+W+S+N.I.

17For paragraphs (1) and (2) of Article 4 of the Access to Health Records (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 there is substituted—E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In this Order “health professional” has the same meaning as in the Data Protection Act 1998.

18In Article 5(4) of that Order (cases where fee may be required) in sub-paragraph (a), for “the maximum prescribed under section 21 of the Data Protection Act 1984” there is substituted “ such maximum as may be prescribed for the purposes of this Article by regulations under section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

19In Article 7 of that Order (cases where right of access may be partially excluded) for the words from the beginning to “record” in the first place where it occurs there is substituted “ Access shall not be given under Article 5(2) to any part of a health record ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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