Data Protection Act 2018

Amendment of section 18F of Health Insurance Act 1994

180. Section 18F of the Health Insurance Act 1994 is amended—

(a) in subsection (2)(d), by the substitution of “data (including data that constitutes personal data)” for “data (within the meaning of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003)”, and

(b) in subsection (12), by the insertion of the following definitions:

“ ‘Data Protection Regulation’ means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 201618 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);

‘personal data’ means personal data within the meaning of—

(a) the Data Protection Regulation, or

(b) Part 5 of the Data Protection Act 2018.”.

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