Commissions of Investigation Act 2004

Restriction of Data Protection Act 1988.

39.Section 4 of the Data Protection Act 1988 does not apply to personal data provided to a commission for as long as the data is in the custody of—

(a) the commission,

(b) the specified Minister after being deposited with him or her under section 43 (2),

(c) a tribunal of inquiry after being made available to it under section 45 , or

(d) a body after being transferred to it on the dissolution of a tribunal of inquiry to which the data was made available under section 45 .