Data Protection Act, 1988

Regulations for registration.

20.—(1) The following matters, and such other matters (if any) as may be necessary or expedient for the purpose of enabling sections 16 to 19 of this Act to have full effect, may be prescribed:

(a) the procedure to be followed in relation to applications by persons for registration, continuance of registration or alteration of the particulars in an entry in the register or for withdrawal of such applications,

(b) the information required to be furnished to the Commissioner by such persons, and

(c) the particulars to be included in entries in the register,

and different provision may be made in relation to the matters aforesaid as respects different categories of persons.

(2) A person who in purported compliance with a requirement prescribed under this section furnishes information to the Commissioner that the person knows to be false or misleading in a material respect shall be guilty of an offence.