Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990
F24 [ Provision of information by Commissioner to Minister
16A. (1) The Minister may request the Commissioner of the Garda S í och á na to provide any information necessary for the performance of the Minister ’ s functions under sections 9C and 9E and the Commissioner shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other enactment or rule of law, but subject to the Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018, comply with that request.
(2) In this section ‘ Data Protection Regulation ’ means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 16 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation). ]
Inserted (25.05.2018) by Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), s. 174, S.I. No. 174 of 2018.