Data Protection Act 2018

Amendment of section 33AK of Central Bank Act 1942

168. Section 33AK(5) of the Central Bank Act 1942 is amended—

(a) in paragraph (az), by the substitution of “( S.I. No. 349 of 2016 ), or” for “( S.I. No. 349 of 2016 ).”,

(b) by the insertion of the following paragraph:

“(ba) to the Data Protection Commission that is required for the performance of that Commission's functions under the Data Protection Regulation or the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018.”,


(c) by the insertion in subsection (10) of the following definition:

“ ‘Data Protection Regulation’ means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 201612 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);”.

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