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Part IE+W+S+N.I. Provision consequential on s. 18(1) and (2)

GeneralE+W+S+N.I.

1(1)Any reference in any enactment, instrument or document to the Data Protection Commissioner or the Data Protection Registrar shall be construed, in relation to any time after the commencement of section 18(1), as a reference to the Information Commissioner.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)F1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Commencement Information

I1Sch. 2 para. 1 wholly in force at 14.5.2001; Sch. 2 para. 1(1) in force at 30.1.2001, see s. 87(2)(c)(3); Sch. 1 para. 1(2) in force at 14.5.2001 by S.I. 2001/1637, art. 2(b)

[F21AThe Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills, in respect of information held for purposes other than those of the functions exercisable by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills by virtue of section 5(1)(a)(iii) of the Care Standards Act 2000.]E+W+S+N.I.

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2(1)Any reference in this Act or in any instrument under this Act to the Commissioner shall be construed, in relation to any time before the commencement of section 18(1), as a reference to the Data Protection Commissioner.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)F3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)E+W+S+N.I.

3(1)In Part II of the Table in paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (definition of public records), the entry relating to the Data Protection Commissioner is omitted and there is inserted at the appropriate place—E+W+S+N.I.

Information Commissioner.

(2)F4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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I2Sch. 2 para. 3 wholly in force at 14.5.2001; Sch. 2 para. 3(1) in force at 30.1.2001, see s. 87(2)(c)(3); Sch. 2 para. 3(2) in force at 14.5.2001 by S.I. 2001/1637, art. 2(b)

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)E+W+S+N.I.

4In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (departments etc. subject to investigation), the entry relating to the Data Protection Commissioner is omitted and there is inserted at the appropriate place—E+W+S+N.I.

Information Commissioner.

5F5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)E+W+S+N.I.

6In Schedule 1 to the Superannuation Act 1972 (employment with superannuation scheme), for “Data Protection Commissioner” there is substituted “ Information Commissioner ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Consumer Credit Act 1974 (c. 39)E+W+S+N.I.

7In section 159 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (correction of wrong information), in subsections (7) and (8)(b), for “Data Protection Commissioner”, in both places where it occurs, there is substituted “ Information Commissioner ”.E+W+S+N.I.

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)E+W+S+N.I.

8(1)In Part II of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (bodies whose members are disqualified), the entry relating to the Data Protection Tribunal is omitted and there is inserted at the appropriate place—E+W+S+N.I.

The Information Tribunal.

(2)In Part III of that Schedule (disqualifying offices), the entry relating to the Data Protection Commissioner is omitted and there is inserted at the appropriate place—

The Information Commissioner.

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Commencement Information

I3Sch. 2 para. 8 wholly in force at 14.5.2001; Sch. 2 para. 8(2) in force at 30.1.2001, see s. 87(2)(c)(3); Sch. 2 para. 8(1) in force at 14.5.2001 by S.I. 2001/1637, art. 2(b)

Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)E+W+S+N.I.

9(1)In Part II of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (bodies whose members are disqualified), the entry relating to the Data Protection Tribunal is omitted and there is inserted at the appropriate place—E+W+S+N.I.

The Information Tribunal.

(2)In Part III of that Schedule (disqualifying offices), the entry relating to the Data Protection Commissioner is omitted and there is inserted at the appropriate place—

The Information Commissioner.

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I4Sch. 2 para. 9 wholly in force at 14.5.2001; Sch. 2 para. 9(2) in force at 30.1.2001, see s. 87(2)(c)(3); Sch. 2 para. 9(1) in force at 14.5.2001 by S.I. 2001/1637, art. 2(b)

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)E+W+S+N.I.

10In paragraph 14 of Part I of Schedule 1 to the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (tribunals under direct supervision of Council on Tribunals)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in sub-paragraph (a), for “The Data Protection Commissioner” there is substituted “ The Information Commissioner ”, and

(b)F6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Commencement Information

I5Sch. 2 para. 10 wholly in force at 30.11.2002; Sch. 2 para. 10(a) in force at 30.1.2001, see s. 87(2)(c)(3); Sch. 2 para. 10(b) in force at 30.11.2002 by S.I. 2002/2812, art. 2(h)

Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (c. 8)E+W+S+N.I.

11F7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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12In Schedule 7 to that Act (retirement dates: transitional provisions), in paragraph 5(5)(xxvi) for “the Data Protection Tribunal” there is substituted “ the Information Tribunal ”.E+W+S+N.I.

Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29)E+W+S+N.I.

13(1)Section 6 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Data Protection Commissioner and the Data Protection Tribunal) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)For subsection (1) there is substituted—

(1)For the purposes of this Act and of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 there shall be an officer known as the Information Commissioner (in this Act referred to as “the Commissioner”).

(3)F8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Commencement Information

I6Sch. 2 para. 13 wholly in force at 14.5.2001; Sch. 2 para. 13(1)(2) in force at 30.1.2001, see s. 87(2)(c)(3); Sch. 2 para. 13(3) in force at 14.5.2001 by S.I. 2001/1637, art. 2(b)

14In section 70(1) of that Act (supplementary definitions)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in the definition of “the Commissioner”, for “the Data Protection Commissioner” there is substituted “ the Information Commissioner ”, and

(b)F9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Commencement Information

I7Sch. 2 para. 14 wholly in force at 14.5.2001; Sch. 2 para. 14(a) in force at 30.1.2001, see s. 87(2)(c)(3); Sch. 2 para. 14(b) in force at 14.5.2001 by S.I. 2001/1637, art. 2(b)

15(1)Schedule 5 to that Act (the Data Protection Commissioner and the Data Protection Tribunal) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In paragraph 1(1), for “Data Protection Commissioner” there is substituted “ Information Commissioner ”.

(3)Part III shall cease to have effect.

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I8Sch. 2 para. 15 wholly in force at 14.5.2001; Sch. 2 para. 15(1)(2) in force at 30.1.2001, see s. 87(2)(c)(3); Sch. 2 para. 15(3) in force at 14.5.2001 by S.I. 2001/1637, art. 2(b)

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