124 Data protection and journalism code
124 Data protection and journalism code

(1)     The Commissioner must prepare a code of practice which contains—

(a)     practical guidance in relation to the processing of personal data for the purposes of journalism in accordance with the requirements of the data protection legislation, and

(b)     such other guidance as the Commissioner considers appropriate to promote good practice in the processing of personal data for the purposes of journalism.

(2)     Where a code under this section is in force, the Commissioner may prepare amendments of the code or a replacement code.

(3)     Before preparing a code or amendments under this section, the Commissioner must consult such of the

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