Data Protection Act 2018

Amendment of section 17A of Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011

215. Section 17A of the Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011 is amended—

(a) in subsection (2), by the substitution of “Data Protection Regulation” for “Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003”, and

(b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (3):

“(4) In this section, ‘Data Protection Regulation’ means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 201640 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).”.

40 OJ No. L 119, 4.5.2016, p.1