Data Protection Act 1998

Part IE+W+S+N.I. Interpretation of Schedule

1(1)For the purposes of this Schedule, personal data are “eligible data” at any time if, and to the extent that, they are at that time subject to processing which was already under way immediately before 24th October 1998.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In this Schedule— “eligible automated data” means eligible data which fall within paragraph (a) or (b) of the definition of “data” in section 1(1); “eligible manual data” means eligible data which are not eligible automated data; “the first transitional period” means the period beginning with the commencement of this Schedule and ending with 23rd October 2001; “the second transitional period” means the period beginning with 24th October 2001 and ending with 23rd October 2007.