Civil Registration Act 2004

Power of Ard-Chláraitheoir to give information to others.

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66.—(1) F223 [ Notwithstanding anything contained in any other enactment, but subject to the Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018, an tArd-Chl á raitheoir may ], after consultation with F224 [ ] the Minister for Social and Family Affairs, give such information as may be prescribed in relation to births, F225 [ marriages, civil partnerships, decrees of divorce, decrees of nullity of marriage, decrees of dissolution or decrees of nullity of civil partnership ], registered under this Act or under any of the repealed enactments to—

( a) the Minister for Defence for the purpose of—

(i) the administration of schemes under the Defence Forces (Pensions) Acts 1932 to 1975, or

(ii) the administration of the Army Pensions Acts 1923 to 1980,

( b) the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government for the purpose of registration in a register under the Electoral Act 1992,

( c) the Minister for Foreign Affairs for the purpose of—

(i) determining entitlements to passports, or

(ii) verifying the identity of persons applying for or holding passports,

( d) the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform for the purpose of determining the immigration or citizenship status of persons,

( e) the Minister for Social and Family Affairs for the purpose of—

(i) determining entitlement to, or control of, benefit under the F226 [ Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005 ] , or

(ii) F226 [ section 262 ] of that Act,

( f) the Minister for Transport for the purpose of the grant of driving licences and provisional licences under Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1961,

( g) the F227 [ Minister for Health for the purpose of ] the enforcement of regulations under section 31 of the Health Act 1947 F227 [ and the Executive, hospital or ] other body or agency participating in any cancer screening programme (including any programme of breast or cervical cancer screening) F227 [ authorised by the Minister for Health ], for the purpose of compiling and maintaining a record of the names, addresses and relevant dates of persons who, for public health reasons, may be invited to participate in any such programme,

F228 [ ( ga ) the Minister for the purpose of enabling him or her to perform his or her functions under the Health Identifiers Act 2014, ]

F229 [ ( gg ) the Minister for Education and Skills for the purpose of planning and co-ordinating under section 7 of the Education Act 1998 . ]

( h) the Revenue Commissioners for the purpose of the administration of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997, the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999 and the Capital Acquisitions Tax Consolidation Act 2003 ,

( i) F230 [ the Executive ] for the purpose of determining entitlement to a service provided for, by or under section 45 F231 [ , 45A ], 58, 59 or 61 of the Health Act 1970, and

( j) a housing authority (within the meaning of the Housing Act 1966 ) for the purpose of—

(i) the determination of entitlement to houses or grants under the Housing Acts 1966 to 2002,

(ii) the determination of a rent or other payment under section 58 of the Housing Act 1966, or

(iii) the preparation of a housing strategy under the Planning and Development Act 2000 .

F223 [ (2) In this section

Data Protection Regulation means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 28 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);

information includes personal data;

personal data means personal data within the meaning of

(a) the Data Protection Act 1988 ,

(b) the Data Protection Regulation, or

(c) Part 5 of the Data Protection Act 2018. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F223

Substituted (25.05.2018) by Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), s. 197, S.I. No. 174 of 2018.

F224

Deleted (17.12.2008) by Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (22/2008), s. 25, commenced on enactment.

F225

Substituted (1.01.2011) by Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010), s. 21, S.I. 648 of 2010.

F226

Substituted (18.08.2015) by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 29(b), S.I. No. 357 of 2015.

F227

Substituted (18.08.2015) by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 29(d), S.I. No. 357 of 2015.

F228

Inserted (13.07.2015) by Health Identifiers Act 2014 (15/2014), s. 9(2), S.I. No. 294 of 2015.

F229

Inserted (18.08.2015) by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 29(e), S.I. No. 357 of 2015.

F230

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 6 part 26 item 26(b), S.I. No. 887 of 2004.

F231

Inserted (1.01.2009) by Health Act 2008 (21/2008), s. 11, commenced as per s. 1(2).

F232

Deleted by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 29(a), not commenced as of date of revision.

F233

Substituted by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 29(c), not commenced as of date of revision.

F234

Substituted by Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (22/2009), s. 8 and sch. 2 part 8 item 1, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C43

Prospective affecting provision: subs. (1) amended by Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 (34/2014), s. 29(a) and (c), not commenced as of date of revision.

66.—(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2003 or any other enactment, an tArd-Chláraitheoir may F232 [ ] give such information as may be prescribed in relation to births, F225 [ marriages, civil partnerships, decrees of divorce, decrees of nullity of marriage, decrees of dissolution or decrees of nullity of civil partnership ], registered under this Act or under any of the repealed enactments to— ...

( f) F233 [ the Road Safety Authority and any person, being a person with whom that Authority has an agreement under section 5 of the Road Safety Authority Act 2006 , to whom the Authority requests the Minister to give the information ] for the purpose of the grant of driving licences and F233 [ learner permits ] under Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1961,

...

C44

Prospective affecting provision: subs. (1)(j)(ii) substituted by Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (22/2009), s. 8 and sch. 2 part 8 item 1, not commenced as of date of revision.

F234 [ (ii) the determination of a rent or other payment under section 31 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009, or ]

Editorial Notes:

E99

Functions under subs. (1)(ga) designated “relevant functions” for purposes of Health Identifiers Act 2014 (15/2014), s. 26 (13.07.2015) by Health Identifiers Act 2014 (15/2014), s. 26(5), S.I. No. 294 of 2015.

E100

Previous affecting provision: subs. (1)(g) amended (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 6 part 26 item 26(a), S.I. No. 887 of 2004; substituted as per F-note above.

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