Data Protection Act 2018

Amendment of section 7 of Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

228. Section 7 of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 is amended—

(a) by the insertion of the following definition after the definition of “Commission”:

“ ‘Data Protection Regulation’ means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 201650 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);”,


(b) by the substitution of the following definition for the definition of “personal data”:

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

(a) the Data Protection Regulation, or

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

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