Communications (Retention of Data) Act 2011


Processing for other purpose.

8.— Where all or part of the period specified in a data retention request coincides with the period during which any of the data specified in the request may, in accordance with law, be processed for purposes other than those specified in the request, nothing in section 6 shall prevent those data from being processed for those other purposes.


Modifications (not altering text):


Reference to "processing" construed (25.05.2018) by Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), s. 166, S.I. No. 174 of 2018.

Reference to processing in enactment

166. Subject to this Act, a reference in any enactment to processing within the meaning of the Act of 1988 shall be construed as including a reference to processing within the meaning of—

(a) the Data Protection Regulation, and

(b) Part 5.