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Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007

Section 200: Exemption from Data Protection Act 1998

470.This section inserts new sub-sections 31(7) and (8) of the Data Protection Act 1998 to provide that personal data processed by a monitoring officer, an ethical standards officer or the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales for the purpose of discharging any function under Part 3 of the Local Government Act 2000 are exempt from the subject information provisions of the Act to the extent to which the application of those provisions to the data would be likely to prejudice the proper discharge of that function.

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