14 Automated decision-making authorised by law: safeguards

14  Automated decision-making authorised by law: safeguards

(1)     This section makes provision for the purposes of Article 22(2)(b) of the [UK GDPR] (exception from Article 22(1) of the [UK GDPR] for significant decisions based solely on automated processing that are [required or authorised under the law of the United Kingdom or a part of the United Kingdom] and subject to safeguards for the data subject's rights, freedoms and legitimate interests).

(2)     A decision is a “significant decision” for the purposes of this section if, in relation to a data subject, it—

(a)     produces legal effects concerning the data subject, or

(b)     similarly significantly affects the data subject.


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