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Data Protection Act 2018

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7(1)In this Part of this Schedule—

  • “education data” has the meaning given by paragraph 17 of this Schedule;

  • “Health and Social Care trust” means a Health and Social Care trust established under the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 (S.I. 1991/194 (N.I. 1));

  • “Principal Reporter” means the Principal Reporter appointed under the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 1), or an officer of the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration to whom there is delegated under paragraph 10(1) of Schedule 3 to that Act any function of the Principal Reporter;

  • “social work data” means personal data which—

    (a)

    is data to which paragraph 8 applies, but

    (b)

    is not education data or data concerning health.

(2)For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule, the “serious harm test” is met with respect to social work data if the application of Article 15 of the GDPR to the data would be likely to prejudice carrying out social work, because it would be likely to cause serious harm to the physical or mental health of the data subject or another individual.

(3)In sub-paragraph (2), “carrying out social work” is to be taken to include doing any of the following—

(a)the exercise of any functions mentioned in paragraph 8(1)(a), (d), (f) to (j), (m), (p), (s), (t), (u), (v) or (w);

(b)the provision of any service mentioned in paragraph 8(1)(b), (c) or (k);

(c)the exercise of the functions of a body mentioned in paragraph 8(1)(e) or a person mentioned in paragraph 8(1)(q) or (r).

(4)In this Part of this Schedule, a reference to a local authority, in relation to data processed or formerly processed by it, includes a reference to the Council of the Isles of Scilly, in relation to data processed or formerly processed by the Council in connection with any functions mentioned in paragraph 8(1)(a)(ii) which are or have been conferred on the Council by an enactment.

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