Statutory Instruments

DATA PROTECTION ACT 2018 (SECTION 36(2)) (HEALTH RESEARCH) REGULATIONS 2018 (SI 314 of 2018)

These Regulations are made under section 36 of the Data Protection Act 2018. They set out mandatory suitable and specific safeguards that will apply to the processing of personal data for the purposes of health research and for related matters.  These safeguards which arise under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are separate from the requirements in the GDPR to have a ground in Article 6 and to meet a condition in Article 9.  The Regulations also provide for a consent Declaration Committee to be appointed by the Minister.

Data Protection Act 2018 (Section 36(2)) (Health Research) Regulations 2018