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We have focused on sections 108–110 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA 2017) and sections 132–133 of the draft: Data Protection Bill 2017 (DPB 2017) for the purposes of this Q&A.
Part III of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) requires data controllers who process personal data to register their processing with the Information Commissioner for the purposes of the register maintained by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Data controllers wishing to register are required to pay a fee. For more information, see Data Protection (Notification and Notification Fees) Regulations 2000, SI 2000/188 and guidance from the Information Commissioner.
From 25 May 2018, the General Data Pr
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