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Data Protection Act 1998

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1984 c. 35.The Data Protection Act 1984.The whole Act.
1986 c. 60.The Financial Services Act 1986.Section 190.
1987 c. 37.The Access to Personal Files Act 1987.The whole Act.
1988 c. 40.The Education Reform Act 1988.Section 223.
1988 c. 50.The Housing Act 1988.In Schedule 17, paragraph 80.
1990 c. 23.The Access to Health Records Act 1990.In section 1(1), the words from “but does not” to the end.
In section 3, subsection (1)(a) to (e) and, in subsection (6)(a), the words “in the case of an application made otherwise than by the patient”.
Section 4(1) and (2).
In section 5(1)(a)(i), the words “of the patient or” and the word “other”.
In section 10, in subsection (2) the words “or orders” and in subsection (3) the words “or an order under section 2(3) above”.
In section 11, the definitions of “child” and “parental responsibility”.
1990 c. 37.The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990.Section 33(8).
1990 c. 41.The Courts and Legal Services Act 1990.In Schedule 10, paragraph 58.
1992 c. 13.The Further and Higher Education Act 1992.Section 86.
1992 c. 37.The Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992.Section 59.
1993 c. 8.The Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993.In Schedule 6, paragraph 50.
1993 c. 10.The Charities Act 1993.Section 12.
1993 c. 21.The Osteopaths Act 1993.Section 38.
1994 c. 17.The Chiropractors Act 1994.Section 38.
1994 c. 19.The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994.In Schedule 13, paragraph 30.
1994 c. 33.The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.Section 161.
1994 c. 39.The Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.In Schedule 13, paragraph 154.

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