Data Protection Act 1998
1998 Chapter 29 - continued
General - continued

back to previous text
Index of defined expressions.     71. The following Table shows provisions defining or otherwise explaining expressions used in this Act (other than provisions defining or explaining an expression only used in the same section or Schedule)-
accessible record
section 68
address (in Part III)
section 16(3)
section 70(1)
the Commissioner
section 70(1)
credit reference agency
section 70(1)
section 1(1)
data controller
sections 1(1) and (4) and 63(3)
data processor
section 1(1)
the Data Protection Directive
section 70(1)
data protection principles
section 4 and Schedule 1
data subject
section 1(1)
disclosing (of personal data)
section 1(2)(b)
EEA State
section 70(1)
section 70(1)
enforcement notice
section 40(1)
fees regulations (in Part III)
section 16(2)
government department
section 70(1)
health professional
section 69
inaccurate (in relation to data)
section 70(2)
information notice
section 43(1)
Minister of the Crown
section 70(1)
the non-disclosure provisions (in Part IV)
section 27(3)
notification regulations (in Part III)
section 16(2)
obtaining (of personal data)
section 1(2)(a)
personal data
section 1(1)
prescribed (in Part III)
section 16(2)
processing (of information or data)
section 1(1) and paragraph 5 of Schedule 8
public register
section 70(1)
publish (in relation to journalistic, literary or artistic material)
section 32(6)
pupil (in relation to a school)
section 70(1)
recipient (in relation to personal data)
section 70(1)
recording (of personal data)
section 1(2)(a)
registered company
section 70(1)
registrable particulars (in Part III)
section 16(1)
relevant filing system
section 1(1)
section 70(1)
sensitive personal data
section 2
special information notice
section 44(1)
the special purposes
section 3
the subject information provisions (in Part IV)
section 27(2)
section 70(1)
third party (in relation to processing of personal data)
section 70(1)
the Tribunal
section 70(1)
using (of personal data)
section 1(2)(b).
Modifications of Act.     72. During the period beginning with the commencement of this section and ending with 23rd October 2007, the provisions of this Act shall have effect subject to the modifications set out in Schedule 13.
Transitional provisions and savings.     73. Schedule 14 (which contains transitional provisions and savings) has effect.
Minor and consequential amendments and repeals and revocations.     74. - (1) Schedule 15 (which contains minor and consequential amendments) has effect.
      (2) The enactments and instruments specified in Schedule 16 are repealed or revoked to the extent specified.
Short title, commencement and extent.     75. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Data Protection Act 1998.
      (2) The following provisions of this Act-
    (a) sections 1 to 3,
    (b) section 25(1) and (4),
    (c) section 26,
    (d) sections 67 to 71,
    (e) this section,
    (f) paragraph 17 of Schedule 5,
    (g) Schedule 11,
    (h) Schedule 12, and
    (i) so much of any other provision of this Act as confers any power to make subordinate legislation,
  shall come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.
      (3) The remaining provisions of this Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.
      (4) The day appointed under subsection (3) for the coming into force of section 56 must not be earlier than the first day on which sections 112, 113 and 115 of the Police Act 1997 (which provide for the issue by the Secretary of State of criminal conviction certificates, criminal record certificates and enhanced criminal record certificates) are all in force.
      (5) Subject to subsection (6), this Act extends to Northern Ireland.
      (6) Any amendment, repeal or revocation made by Schedule 15 or 16 has the same extent as that of the enactment or instrument to which it relates.
  continue previous section contents
  Other UK Acts |  Home |  Scotland Legislation |  Wales Legislation |  Northern Ireland Legislation |  Her Majesty's Stationery Office

We welcome your comments on this site
© Crown copyright 1998
Prepared 24 July 1998