Data Protection Act 2018

Provisions consequent upon transfer of functions, assets, rights and liabilities to Commission

65. (1) Anything commenced and not completed before the establishment day by or under the authority of the Data Protection Commissioner may, in so far as it relates to a function transferred to the Commission under section 14 , be carried on or completed on or after the establishment day by the Commission.

(2) Every instrument made under an enactment and every document (including any certificate or notice) granted, made or issued, in the performance of a function transferred by section 14 , shall, if and in so far as it was operative immediately before the establishment day, have effect on and after that day as if it had been granted, made or issued by the Commission.

(3) References to the Data Protection Commissioner in the memorandum or articles of association of any company shall, on and after the establishment day, be construed as references to the Commission.

(4) A certificate signed by the Minister that any property, right or liability has or, as the case may be, has not vested in the Commission under section 62 or 63 shall be sufficient evidence, unless the contrary is shown, of the fact so certified for all purposes.