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(1) Generally

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B.     UK Data Protection Regime

(1)     Generally

From 1 January 2021, the UK data protection regime is set out in:


    —     the Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/279 (UK GDPR), being the EU GDPR as it was brought into UK law under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and amended by the Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 SI 2019/419 (UK GDPR);


    —     the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). The DPA 2018 came into effect on 25 May 2018,

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