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The Table below lists provisions which define or otherwise explain terms defined for this Act, for a Part of this Act or for Chapter 2 or 3 of Part 2 of this Act.

the affirmative resolution proceduresection 182
the applied Chapter 2 (in Chapter 3 of Part 2)section 22
the applied GDPRsection 3
assessment notice (in Part 6)section 181
biometric datasection 205
certification provider (in Part 6)section 181
the Commissionersection 3
competent authority (in Part 3)section 30
consent (in Part 4)section 84
controllersection 3
data concerning healthsection 205
the Data Protection Conventionsection 3
the data protection legislationsection 3
data subjectsection 3
employee (in Parts 3 and 4)sections 33 and 84
enactmentsection 205
enforcement notice (in Part 6)section 181
filing systemsection 3
FOI public authority (in Chapter 3 of Part 2)section 21
the GDPRsection 3
genetic datasection 205
government departmentsection 205
health professionalsection 204
health recordsection 205
identifiable living individualsection 3
inaccuratesection 205
information notice (in Part 6)section 181
intelligence service (in Part 4)section 82
international obligation of the United Kingdomsection 205
international organisationsection 205
the Law Enforcement Directivesection 3
the law enforcement purposes (in Part 3)section 31
the made affirmative resolution proceduresection 182
Minister of the Crownsection 205
the negative resolution proceduresection 182
penalty notice (in Part 6)section 181
penalty variation notice (in Part 6)section 181
personal datasection 3
personal data breach (in Parts 3 and 4)sections 33 and 84
processingsection 3
processorsection 3
profiling (in Part 3)section 33
public authority (in the GDPR and Part 2)section 7
public body (in the GDPR and Part 2)section 7
publishsection 205
recipient (in Parts 3 and 4)sections 33 and 84
representative (in Part 6)section 181
representative body (in relation to a right of a data subject)section 187
restriction of processing (in Parts 3 and 4)sections 33 and 84
social work professionalsection 204
the special purposes (in Part 6)section 174
special purposes proceedings (in Part 6)section 174
subordinate legislationsection 205
third country (in Part 3)section 33
tribunalsection 205
the Tribunalsection 205

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