38 The fourth data protection principle

38  The fourth data protection principle

(1)     The fourth data protection principle is that—

(a)     personal data processed for any of the law enforcement purposes must be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date, and

(b)     every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that is inaccurate, having regard to the law enforcement purpose for which it is processed, is erased or rectified without delay.

(2)     In processing personal data for any of the law enforcement purposes, personal data based on facts must, so far as possible, be distinguished from personal data based on personal assessments.

(3)     In

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