Communications (Retention of Data) Act 2011

Amendment of section 8 (Review of operation of Act by judge of High Court) of Act of 1993.

11.— Section 8 of the Act of 1993 is amended by the substitution of the following for subsection (1):

“(1) The President of the High Court shall from time to time after consulting with the Minister invite a person who is a judge of the High Court to undertake (while serving as such a judge) the duties specified in this section and section 12 of the Communications (Retention of Data) Act 2011 and, if the invitation is accepted, the Government shall designate the judge for the purposes of this Act and the Communications (Retention of Data) Act 2011.

(1A) Subsection (1) does not affect the functions of the Data Protection Commissioner under section 10 of the Data Protection Act 1988 .”.