Data Protection Act 2018


Amendment of section 66 of Civil Registration Act 2004

197. Section 66 of the Civil Registration Act 2004 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1), by the substitution of “Notwithstanding anything contained in any other enactment, but subject to the Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018, an tArd-Chláraitheoir may” for “Notwithstanding anything contained in the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2003 or any other enactment, an tArd-Chláraitheoir may”, and

(b) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (2):

“(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.”.