Data Protection Act 1988

Duration and continuance of registration.

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18. F51 [ ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F51

Repealed other than for certain excepted purposes (25.05.2018) by Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), s. 7(1)(g), (4), S.I. No. 174 of 2018. The excepted purposes in subs. (4) are 7/2018, s. 8(1)(b), (2), (3). See C-note below.

F52

Substituted (1.07.2003) by Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003 (6/2003), s. 18, S.I. No. 207 of 2003.

Modifications (not altering text):

C65

Section repealed, but retained (see below) for certain excepted purposes, (25.05.2018) by Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), s. 7(1)(g), (4), S.I. No. 174 of 2018. The excepted purposes in subs. (4) are 7/2018, s. 8(1)(b) (the processing of such data under the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014 (11/2014) or the Vehicle Registration Data (Automated Searching and Exchange) Act 2018 (5/2018) to the extent that the Act of 1988 is applied in those Acts) and s. 8(2), (3) (transitional provisions).

18. (1) A registration (whether it is the first registration or a registration continued under this section) shall be for the prescribed period and on the expiry thereof the relevant entry shall be removed from the register unless the registration is continued as aforesaid.

F52 [ (2) The prescribed period (which shall not be less than one year) shall be calculated

( a ) in the case of a first registration from the date on which the relevant entry was made in the register, and

( b ) in the case of a registration which has been continued under this section, from the day following the expiration of the latest prescribed period. ]

(3) The Commissioner shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, continue a registration, whether it has previously been continued under this section or not.

(4) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the Commissioner may at any time, at the request of the person to whom an entry relates, remove it from the register.

Editorial Notes:

E50

Power pursuant to section exercised (15.12.1988) by Data Protection (Registration Period) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 350 of 1988); revoked other than for certain excepted purposes (25.05.2018) by Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), s. 7(3), (4) and sch. 1 item 2, S.I. No. 174 of 2018. The excepted purposes in subs. (4) are 7/2018, s. 8(1)(b) (the processing of such data under the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014 (11/2014) or the Vehicle Registration Data (Automated Searching and Exchange) Act 2018 (5/2018) to the extent that the Act of 1988 is applied in those Acts) and s. 8(2), (3) (transitional provisions).