Part 6 The Information Commissioner

Appointment etc

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(1)     On and after the relevant day, the individual who was the Commissioner immediately before that day—

(a)     continues to be the Commissioner,

(b)     is to be treated as having been appointed under Schedule 12 to this Act, and

(c)     holds office for the period—

(i)     beginning with the relevant day, and

(ii)     lasting for 7 years less a period equal to the individual's pre-commencement term.

(2)     On and after the relevant day, a resolution passed by the House of Commons for the purposes of paragraph 3 of Schedule 5 to the 1998 Act (salary and pension of Commissioner), and not superseded before that day, is to be treated as having been passed for the purposes of paragraph 4 of Schedule 12 to this Act.

(3)     In this paragraph—

“pre-commencement term”, in relation to an individual, means the period during which the individual was the Commissioner before the relevant day;

“the relevant day” means the day on which Schedule 12 to this Act comes into force.

Accounts

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(1)     The repeal of paragraph 10 of Schedule 5 to the 1998 Act does not affect the duties of the Commissioner and the Comptroller and Auditor General under that paragraph in respect of the Commissioner's statement of account for the financial year beginning with 1 April 2017.

(2)     The Commissioner's duty under paragraph 11 of Schedule 12 to this Act to prepare a statement of account for each financial year includes a duty to do so for the financial year beginning with 1 April 2018.

Annual report

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(1)    

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