Data Protection Act 2018


Preliminary and General

Short title, citation and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Data Protection Act 2018.

(2) This Act and the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 may be cited together as the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018.

(3) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may by order or orders appoint either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions, and for the repeal of different enactments or provisions of enactments effected by section 7 .