PART 6Enforcement

The special purposes

179Effectiveness of the media’s dispute resolution procedures

(1)The Secretary of State must, before the end of each review period, lay before Parliament a report produced by the Secretary of State or an appropriate person on—

(a)the use of relevant alternative dispute resolution procedures, during that period, in cases involving a failure, or alleged failure, by a relevant media organisation to comply with the data protection legislation, and

(b)the effectiveness of those procedures in such cases.

(2)In this section—

(3)The Secretary of State must send a copy of the report to—

(a)the Scottish Ministers,

(b)the Welsh Ministers, and

(c)the Executive Office in Northern Ireland.