Part 2 Substantial Public Interest Conditions
Part 2 Substantial Public Interest Conditions

Requirement for an appropriate policy document when relying on conditions in this Part

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(1)     Except as otherwise provided, a condition in this Part of this Schedule is met only if, when the processing is carried out, the controller has an appropriate policy document in place (see paragraph 39 in Part 4 of this Schedule).

(2)     See also the additional safeguards in Part 4 of this Schedule.

Statutory etc and government purposes

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(1)     This condition is met if the processing—

(a)     is necessary for a purpose listed in sub-paragraph (2), and

(b)     is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest.

(2)     Those purposes are—

(a)     the exercise of a function conferred on a person by an enactment or rule of law;

(b)     the exercise of a function of the Crown, a Minister of the Crown or a government department.

Administration of justice and parliamentary purposes

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This condition is met if the processing is necessary—

(a)     for the administration of justice, or

(b)     for the exercise of a function of either House of Parliament.

Equality of opportunity or treatment

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(1)     This condition is met if the processing—

(a)     is of a specified category of personal data, and

(b)     is necessary for the purposes of identifying or keeping under review the existence or absence of equality of opportunity or treatment between groups of people specified in relation to that category with a view to enabling such equality to be promoted or maintained,

subject to the exceptions in sub-paragraphs (3) to (5).

(2)     In sub-paragraph (1), “specified” means specified in the following table—

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