Assessment Notices under the Data Protection Act 1998 – Extension of the Information Commissioner’s Powers – Ministry of Justice

Posted March 26th, 2013 in consultations, data protection, health, hospitals, news by sally

“This consultation paper sets out our proposal to extend the powers of the Information Commissioner to carry out compulsory assessments of NHS bodies’ compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and its data protection principles. It seeks views from NHS data controllers across the United Kingdom. The proposals are informed by the Information Commissioner’s experience working with NHS bodies to improve their compliance with data protection law.”

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Ministry of Justice, 25th March 2013