Data Protection Act 2018


6. (1) Regulations made under this Act may contain such incidental, supplementary and consequential provisions as appear to the person making the regulations to be necessary or expedient for the purposes of the regulations.

(2) Every regulation made under this Act, other than under section 51 , 60 or 73 , shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made.

(3) Either House of the Oireachtas may, by a resolution passed within 21 sitting days after the day on which a regulation is laid before it under subsection (2), annul the regulation.

(4) The annulment of a regulation under subsection (3) takes effect immediately on the passing of the resolution concerned but does not affect the validity of anything done under the regulation before the passing of the resolution.

(5) Regulations may be made under section 51 , 60 or 73 only if—

(a) a draft of the proposed regulations has been laid before each House of the Oireachtas, and

(b) a resolution approving the draft has been passed by each House.