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Health and Social Care (Control of Data Processing) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 2: Establishment of committee to authorise processing of confidential information

Imposes a duty on the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to make regulations establishing a new committee to authorise the processing of confidential information under the Act and to disseminate information to the public about the operation of the Act and any other relevant matter, and in particular about the rights of relevant persons regarding the processing of confidential information of those persons. This section also enables the Department to set out in regulations the make-up of the committee, and its procedures.

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