Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014

122.

Definitions (Chapter 4)

122. In this Chapter—

“Act of 1988” means the Data Protection Act 1988;

“Article 7 request” means a request made or received under Chapter 3 of Part 5 of the Act of 2008 pursuant to Article 7 of the Council Decision or that Article insofar as it is applied by Article 1 of the Agreement with Iceland and Norway;

“blocking”, in relation to data, has the meaning it has in section 1(1) of the Act of 1988;

“data”, “data controller”, “data subject” and “personal data” have the meanings they have in section 1(1) of the Act of 1988;

“data protection authority”, in relation to a designated state, means the authority in that designated state that is designated by that designated state to be the independent data protection authority of that designated state for the purposes of a European Union or international instrument;

“processing”, in relation to data, has the meaning it has in section 1(1) of the Act of 1988 and shall include the sending or receipt, as the case may be, of a notification under section 113(2), 114(3), 115(2), 116(3), 119(2) or 120(2).

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References to "personal data" and "processing" construed (25.05.2018) by Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 165 and 166, S.I. No. 174 of 2018.

Reference to personal data in enactment

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

(a) the Data Protection Regulation, and

(b) Part 5.

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.