Data Protection Act 2018

Restriction on right of data subject to object to processing for election purposes and processing by Referendum Commission

59. The right of a data subject to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning him or her under Article 21 shall not apply to processing carried out—

(a) in the course of electoral activities in the State by—

(i) a political party, or

(ii) a candidate for election to, or a holder of, elective political office in the State,


(b) by the Referendum Commission in the performance of its functions.