53 Manifestly unfounded or excessive requests by the data subject
53 Manifestly unfounded or excessive requests by the data subject

(1)     Where a request from a data subject under section 45, 46, 47 or 50 is manifestly unfounded or excessive, the controller may—

(a)     charge a reasonable fee for dealing with the request, or

(b)     refuse to act on the request.

(2)     An example of a request that may be excessive is one that merely repeats the substance of previous requests.

(3)     In any proceedings where there is an issue as to whether a request under section 45, 46, 47 or 50 is manifestly unfounded or excessive, it is for the controller to show that it is.

(4)     The Secretary of State

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