Data Protection Act 2018

Consent of child in relation to information society services

31. (1) The age of a child specified for the purposes of Article 8 is 16 years of age.

(2) For the purposes of the application of Article 8 in the State, the reference in that Article to “information society services” does not include a reference to preventative or counselling services.

(3) The Minister shall—

(a) not later than 3 years after the coming into operation of this section, commence a review of the operation of subsection (1), and

(b) complete that review not later than one year after its commencement.