(1) The jurisdiction conferred on a court by the provisions listed in subsection (2) is exercisable—
(a) in England and Wales, by the High Court or the county court,
(b) in Northern Ireland, by the High Court or a county court, and
(c) in Scotland, by the Court of Session or the sheriff,
subject to subsections (3) and (4).
(2) Those provisions are—
(a) section 145 (information orders);
(b) section 152 (enforcement notices and processing for the special purposes);
(c) section 156 (penalty notices and processing for the special purposes);
(d) section 167 and Article 79 of the [UK GDPR] (compliance orders);
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