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Freedom of Information Act 2000

Part I: Provision consequential on section 18(1) and (2)

251.Part I makes provision required as a consequence of the renaming of the Data Protection Commissioner and Data Protection Tribunal. Paragraphs 1 and 2 make general provision in connection with the changing of the names of the Commissioner and the Tribunal. Specific amendments are made to:

  • Public Records Act 1958

  • Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967

  • Superannuation Act 1972

  • Consumer Credit Act 1974

  • House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

  • Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975

  • Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992

  • Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993

  • Data Protection Act 1998

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