(1) This Part applies to—
(a) the processing by a competent authority of personal data wholly or partly by automated means, and
(b) the processing by a competent authority otherwise than by automated means of personal data which forms part of a filing system or is intended to form part of a filing system.
(2) Any reference in this Part to the processing of personal data is to processing to which this Part applies.
(3) For the meaning of “competent authority”, see section 30.
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