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384(1)Paragraph 6 of Schedule 2 to the Companies (Disclosure of Date of Birth Information) Regulations 2015 (conditions for permitted disclosure to a credit reference agency) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)The existing text becomes sub-paragraph (1).

(3)In paragraph (b) of that sub-paragraph, for sub-paragraph (ii) substitute—

(ii)for the purposes of ensuring that it complies with its data protection obligations;.

(4)In paragraph (c) of that sub-paragraph—

(a)omit “or” at the end of sub-paragraph (i), and

(b)at the end insert ; or

(iii)section 144 of the Data Protection Act 2018 (false statements made in response to an information notice) or section 148 of that Act (destroying or falsifying information and documents etc);.

(5)After paragraph (c) of that sub-paragraph insert—

(d)has not been given a penalty notice under section 155 of the Data Protection Act 2018 in circumstances described in paragraph (c)(ii), other than a penalty notice that has been cancelled.

(6)After sub-paragraph (1) insert—

(2)In this paragraph, “data protection obligations”, in relation to a credit reference agency, means—

(a)where the agency carries on business in the United Kingdom, obligations under the data protection legislation (as defined in section 3 of the Data Protection Act 2018);

(b)where the agency carries on business in a EEA State other than the United Kingdom, obligations under—

(i)the GDPR (as defined in section 3(10) of the Data Protection Act 2018),

(ii)legislation made in exercise of powers conferred on member States under the GDPR (as so defined), and

(iii)legislation implementing the Law Enforcement Directive (as defined in section 3(12) of the Data Protection Act 2018).

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