205 General interpretation
205 General interpretation

(1)     In this Act—

“biometric data” means personal data resulting from specific technical processing relating to the physical, physiological or behavioural characteristics of an individual, which allows or confirms the unique identification of that individual, such as facial images or dactyloscopic data;

“data concerning health” means personal data relating to the physical or mental health of an individual, including the provision of health care services, which reveals information about his or her health status;

“enactment” includes—

(a)     an enactment passed or made after this Act,

(b)     an enactment comprised in subordinate legislation,

(c)     an enactment comprised in, or in an instrument made under, a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales,

(d)     an enactment comprised in, or in an instrument made under, an Act of the Scottish Parliament, and

(e)     an enactment comprised in, or in an instrument made under, Northern Ireland legislation; [and

(f)     any retained direct EU legislation;]

“genetic data” means personal data relating to the inherited or acquired genetic characteristics of an individual which gives unique information about the physiology or the health of that individual and which results, in particular, from an analysis of a biological sample from the individual in question;

“government department” includes the following (except in the expression “United Kingdom government department”)—

(a)     a part of the Scottish Administration;

(b)     a Northern Ireland department;

(c)     the Welsh Government;

(d)     a body or authority exercising statutory functions on behalf of the Crown;

“health record” means a record which—

(a)     consists of data concerning health, and