Data Protection Act 1998

7(1)The processing is necessary—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for the administration of justice,

[F1(aa)for the exercise of any functions of either House of Parliament,]

(b)for the exercise of any functions conferred on any person by or under an enactment, or

(c)for the exercise of any functions of the Crown, a Minister of the Crown or a government department.

(2)The [F2 Secretary of State] may by order—

(a)exclude the application of sub-paragraph (1) in such cases as may be specified, or

(b)provide that, in such cases as may be specified, the condition in sub-paragraph (1) is not to be regarded as satisfied unless such further conditions as may be specified in the order are also satisfied.

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I1Sch. 3 para. 7 wholly in force at 1.3.2000; Sch. 3 para. 7 in force for certain purposes at Royal Assent see s. 75(2)(i); Sch. 3 para. 7 in force at 1.3.2000 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2000/183, art. 2(1)