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(1)In this Part “the registrable particulars”, in relation to a data controller, means—
(a)his name and address,
(b)if he has nominated a representative for the purposes of this Act, the name and address of the representative,
(c)a description of the personal data being or to be processed by or on behalf of the data controller and of the category or categories of data subject to which they relate,
(d)a description of the purpose or purposes for which the data are being or are to be processed,
(e)a description of any recipient or recipients to whom the data controller intends or may wish to disclose the data,
(f)the names, or a description of, any countries or territories outside the European Economic Area to which the data controller directly or indirectly transfers, or intends or may wish directly or indirectly to transfer, the data,
[F1(ff)where the data controller is a public authority, a statement of that fact,]. . .
(g)in any case where—
(i)personal data are being, or are intended to be, processed in circumstances in which the prohibition in subsection (1) of section 17 is excluded by subsection (2) or (3) of that section, and
(ii)the notification does not extend to those data,
a statement of that fact.[F2, and
(h)such information about the data controller as may be prescribed under section 18(5A).]
(2)In this Part—
“fees regulations” means regulations made by the [F3 Secretary of State] under section 18(5) or 19(4) or (7);
“notification regulations” means regulations made by the [F3 Secretary of State] under the other provisions of this Part;
“prescribed”, except where used in relation to fees regulations, means prescribed by notification regulations.
(3)For the purposes of this Part, so far as it relates to the addresses of data controllers—
(a)the address of a registered company is that of its registered office, and
(b)the address of a person (other than a registered company) carrying on a business is that of his principal place of business in the United Kingdom.
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