Data Protection Act 2018


Amendment of section 55H of Health Act 2004

199. Section 55H of the Health Act 2004 is amended—

(a) in subsection (8), by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (a):

“(a) submit a draft of the proposed procedures to the Data Protection Commission for its opinion as to whether any provision of the procedures would, if given effect, be likely to result in a contravention of the Data Protection Regulation or the Data Protection Act 2018, and”,

(b) in subsection (9), by the substitution of “the Data Protection Commission” for “the Data Protection Commissioner”, and

(c) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (9):

“(10) In this section, ‘Data Protection Regulation’ means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 30 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).”.

30 OJ No. L 119, 4.5.2016, p.1