135 Manifestly unfounded or excessive requests by data subjects etc
135 Manifestly unfounded or excessive requests by data subjects etc

(1)     Where a request to the Commissioner from a data subject or a data protection officer is manifestly unfounded or excessive, the Commissioner 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 described in subsection (1) is manifestly unfounded or excessive, it is for the Commissioner to show that it is.

(4)     Subsections (1) and (3) apply only

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