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107Removal of Secretary of State consent for fee-charging powers etc.E+W+S+N.I.

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(1)In section 51 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (general duties of the Information Commissioner)—

(a)in subsection (8) (power to charge fees, with the consent of the Secretary of State, in relation to any Part 6 services)—

(i)omit “with the consent of the Secretary of State”, and

(ii)before “services” insert “ relevant ”, and

(b)after subsection (8) insert—

(8A)In subsection (8) “relevant services” means—

(a)the provision to the same person of more than one copy of any published material where each of the copies of the material is either provided on paper, a portable disk which stores the material electronically or a similar medium,

(b)the provision of training, or

(c)the provision of conferences.

(8B)The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (8A).

(2)In section 67(5)(a) of that Act (orders under the Act subject to negative procedure) after “51(3)” insert “ or (8B) ”.

(3)In section 47 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (general functions of the Information Commissioner)—

(a)in subsection (4) (power to charge fees, with the consent of the Secretary of State, in relation to services provided under that section)—

(i)omit “with the consent of the Secretary of State”, and

(ii)before “services” insert “ relevant ”, and

(b)after subsection (4) insert—

(4A)In subsection (4) “relevant services” means—

(a)the provision to the same person of more than one copy of any published material where each of the copies of the material is either provided on paper, a portable disk which stores the material electronically or a similar medium,

(b)the provision of training, or

(c)the provision of conferences.

(4B)The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (4A).

(4C)An order under subsection (4B) may include such transitional or saving provision as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(4D)The Secretary of State must consult the Commissioner before making an order under subsection (4B).

(4)In section 82(3)(a) of that Act (orders under the Act subject to negative procedure) after “4(1)” insert “ or 47(4B) ”.

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I1S. 107 in force at 1.9.2013 by S.I. 2013/1906, art. 3(d)

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