Updated to 16 September 2022 (Act No. 30 of 2022 and S.I. No. 460 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 26 January 2011 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 336 of 2011), reg. 6(1)
S. 1 amended Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(a)
S. 1(1) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 2, 11(2)
S. 1(1) references to processing construed Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 1(3), 166
S. 3 substituted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 3, 11(2)
S. 3A inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 4, 11(2)
S. 3B inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 4, 11(2)
S. 4(1) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(1)(a), 11(2)
S. 4(1)(b) references to processing construed Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 1(3), 166
S. 4(1)(d) substituted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(1)(b), 11(2)
S. 4(2) references construed Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 9, 14(2), (4)
S. 5(b) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(2), 11(2)
S. 5(d) references construed Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 9, 14(2), (4)
S. 6 substituted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 5, 11(2)
S. 6(3A) inserted Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(b)(i)
S. 6(4) amended Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(b)(ii)
S. 6A inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 6, 11(2)
S. 6B inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 6, 11(2)
S. 6C inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 6, 11(2)
S. 6D inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 6, 11(2)
S. 6E inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 6, 11(2)
S. 6F inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 6, 11(2)
S. 7 deleted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(3), 11(2)
S. 7A inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 7, 11(2)
S. 7B inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 7, 11(2)
S. 7C inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 7, 11(2)
S. 7D inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 7, 11(2)
S. 8 references to processing construed Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 1(3), 166
S. 9(1) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(4)(a), 11(2)
S. 9(2) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(4)(b), 11(2)
S. 9(3) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(4)(c), 11(2)
S. 9(3A) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(4)(d), 11(2)
S. 9(3A) inserted Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(c)(i)
S. 9(4) amended Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(c)(ii)
S. 9(5) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(4)(e), 11(2)
S. 9(7) transfer of cert. functions under Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S. 9(7A) inserted Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(c)(iii)
S. 9(8) amended Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(iv)
S. 10 amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(5)(a), 11(2)
S. 10(1) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(5)(b), 11(2)
S. 10(3) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(5)(c), 11(2)
S. 10(4) amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(5)(d), 11(2)
S. 10(5)(a) substituted Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(d)
S. 11 references construed Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 9, 14(2), 14(4)
S. 12 amended Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 10(6), 11(2)
S. 12(1)(b) substituted Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 (No. 29 of 2014), ss. 1(5), 89(e)
S. 12(4) substituted Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 1(3), 214
S. 12(5) inserted Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), ss. 1(3), 214
S. 12A inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12B inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12C inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12D inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12E inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12F inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12G inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12H inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12I inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 12J inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 8, 11(2)
S. 13A inserted Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Act 2022 (25/2022), ss. 9, 11(2)
Schedule 1 amended European Union (Market Abuse) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 349 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 52

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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