Data Protection Act 2018

Amendment of section 30 of Residential Institutions Redress Act 2002

193. The Residential Institutions Redress Act 2002 is amended by the substitution of the following section for section 30:

“30. (1) Article 15 (Right of access) of the Data Protection Regulation is restricted, to the extent necessary and proportionate to safeguard the effective performance by the Board of its functions and the Review Committee of its functions, in so far as it relates to personal data (within the meaning of that Regulation) provided to the Board while the data is in the custody of the Board or the Review Committee.

(2) In this section, ‘Data Protection Regulation’ means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 201626 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).”.

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