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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Freedom of Information Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 68
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MASHAM OF ILTON
THE EARL HOWE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In section 7(10) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (right of access to personal data) at the end of the definition of "the prescribed period" after "be prescribed" there is inserted "and in the case of a request under section 7 which relates only to data recorded in a health record, in the forty days immediately preceding the date of the request "the prescribed period" means 21 days;".")Right of access to personal data: health records.
  
Clause 69
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MASHAM OF ILTON
THE EARL HOWE
 
     Page 37, line 20, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In that Schedule, in subsection (1)(a) of section 12A as set out in paragraph 1, after "incomplete" for the word "or" there is substituted "and
    (aa)  in respect of exempt manual data which the data subject considers to be inaccurate or misleading in relation to any matter of fact or any opinion, to require the data controller to include with that data a statement setting out the data subject's views in relation to that data, or".
    (  )  In that Schedule, in subsection (2) of section 12A as set out in paragraph 1, after "inaccurate" there is inserted ", misleading".")
 
  
After Clause 72
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MASHAM OF ILTON
THE EARL HOWE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  For paragraph (2) of Regulation 6 of the Data Protection (Subject Access) (Fees and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2000 there is substituted--
        (2)  Where in a case to which this regulation applies, the obligation imposed by section 7(1)(c)(i) of the Act is to be complied with by supplying the data subject with--
      (a)  a copy of a record in writing on paper, the fee which may be charged shall not exceed 10 pence for each page comprising the copy; or
      (b)  a copy of a record in any other form,
    a reasonable fee for making the record may be charged provided that in any event the maximum fee which may be required by the data controller under section 7(2)(b) of the Act is £50.)"")
Data protection: charges for subject records.
 
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