26 National security and defence exemption
26 National security and defence exemption

(1)     A provision of the applied GDPR [the UK GDPR] or this Act mentioned in subsection (2) does not apply to personal data to which this Chapter [the UK GDPR] applies if exemption from the provision is required for—

(a)     the purpose of safeguarding national security, or

(b)     defence purposes.

(2)     The provisions are—

(a)     Chapter II of the applied GDPR [the UK GDPR] (principles) except for—

(i)     Article 5(1)(a) (lawful, fair and transparent processing), so far as it requires processing of personal data to be lawful;

(ii)     Article 6 (lawfulness of processing);

(iii)     Article 9 (processing of special categories of personal data);

(b)     Chapter III of the applied GDPR [the UK GDPR] (rights of data subjects);

(c)     in Chapter IV of the applied GDPR [the UK GDPR]—

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