S.I. No. 513/2019 - Childcare Support Act 2018 (Processing of Personal Data) Regulations 2019


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 22nd October, 2019.

I, KATHERINE ZAPPONE, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, in the exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 24 of the Childcare Support Act 2018 (No. 11 of 2018), and following consultation with the Data Protection Commissioner, hereby make the following regulations:

Citation and commencement

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Childcare Support Act 2018 (Processing of personal data) Regulations 2019.

(2) These Regulations shall come into operation on 28 October 2019.

Interpretation

2. In these Regulations —

“Act” means the Childcare Support Act 2018 ;

“Act of 2013” means the Education and Training Boards Act 2013 .

Prescribed persons

3. The following persons are prescribed pursuant to section 24(2) of the Act for the purposes of section 24(1) of the Act -

(a) an Appeals officer appointed under section 20(2) of the Act,

(b) a Principal of a post-primary school or a centre for education which is recognised by the Minister for Education and Skills under section 10 of the Education Act 1998 ,

(c) a Principal or Manager of a recognised school, centre for education and education or training facility established, maintained or resourced under section 10 of the Act of 2013,

(d) a Director of further education and training or a Director of schools in an Education and Training Board established under the Act of 2013,

(e) a Registrar of an institution of higher education within the meaning of section 1 of the Higher Education Authority Act 1971 ,

(f) an agent acting on behalf of a statutory body specified in Schedule 2 of the Act for the purposes of section 14 of the Act.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

16 October, 2019.

KATHERINE ZAPPONE,

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).

These Regulations are made pursuant to powers conferred on the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs under section 24 of the Childcare Support Act 2018 .

These Regulations provide, following consultation with the Data Protection Commissioner, for the prescribing of persons additional to those listed in Schedule 3 who may process personal data for a relevant purpose relating to the Affordable Childcare Scheme.