Data Protection Act 2018


Provisions Consequent on Repeal of Certain Provisions of Data Protection Act 1988

Transfer of property of Data Protection Commissioner to Commission

62. (1) On the establishment day, all property (other than land), including choses-in-action, that immediately before that day was vested in the Data Protection Commissioner shall stand vested in the Commission.

(2) Every chose-in-action vested in the Commission by virtue of subsection (1) may, on and from the establishment day, be sued on, recovered or enforced by the Commission in its own name, and it shall not be necessary for the Commission to give notice to any person bound by the chose-in-action of the vesting effected by that subsection.

(3) On the establishment day all records that, immediately before that day, were records of the Data Protection Commissioner shall be records of the Commission and shall, accordingly, be transferred to the Commission.