7 Meaning of “public authority” and “public body”
7 Meaning of “public authority” and “public body”

(1)     For the purposes of the [UK GDPR], the following (and only the following) are “public authorities” and “public bodies”. . .—

(a)     a public authority as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000,

(b)     a Scottish public authority as defined by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13), and

(c)     an authority or body specified or described by the Secretary of State in regulations,

subject to subsections (2), (3) and (4).

(2)     An authority or body that falls within subsection (1) is only a “public authority” or “public body” for the purposes of the [UK GDPR] when performing a task

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