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Data Protection Act 2018

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4(1)The Commissioner is to be paid such salary as may be specified by a resolution of the House of Commons.

(2)There is to be paid in respect of the Commissioner such pension as may be specified by a resolution of the House of Commons.

(3)A resolution for the purposes of this paragraph may—

(a)specify the salary or pension,

(b)specify the salary or pension and provide for it to be increased by reference to such variables as may be specified in the resolution, or

(c)provide that the salary or pension is to be the same as, or calculated on the same basis as, that payable to, or in respect of, a person employed in a specified office under, or in a specified capacity in the service of, the Crown.

(4)A resolution for the purposes of this paragraph may take effect from—

(a)the date on which it is passed, or

(b)from an earlier date or later date specified in the resolution.

(5)A resolution for the purposes of this paragraph may make different provision in relation to the pension payable to, or in respect of, different holders of the office of Commissioner.

(6)A salary or pension payable under this paragraph is to be charged on and issued out of the Consolidated Fund.

(7)In this paragraph, “pension” includes an allowance or gratuity and a reference to the payment of a pension includes a reference to the making of payments towards the provision of a pension.

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