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The Data Protection (Functions of Designated Authority) Order 1987

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2.—(1) The Registrar shall, at the request of a designated authority, furnish to that authority information relating to any of the following matters —

(a)the procedures followed by him in discharging his functions under the Act;

(b)entries made by him in the register under section 4(1) of the Act which are specified in the request;

(c)the data protection legislation in force in the United Kingdom at the time the request is made;

(d)the codes of practice, if any, disseminated by trade associations, or other bodies representing data users, to their members for guidance in complying with the data protection principles.

(2) The Registrar shall, at the request of a designated authority, take appropriate measures, as required by Article 13(3)(b), for furnishing to that Authority information relating to the processing of data in the United Kingdom.

(3) The Registrar may request a designated authority to furnish to him, or, as the case may be, to take appropriate measures for furnishing to him, the information referred to in Article 13(3).

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