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Data Protection Act 2018 - Schedule 7 Competent Authorities

  1. Any United Kingdom government department other than a non-ministerial government department.
  2. The Scottish Ministers.
  3. Any Northern Ireland department.
  4. The Welsh Ministers.

Chief officers of police and other policing bodies

  1. The chief constable of a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996.
  2. The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.
  3. The Commissioner of Police for the City of London.
  4. The Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
  5. The chief constable of the Police Service of Scotland.
  6. The chief constable of the British Transport Police.
  7. The chief constable of the Civil Nuclear Constabulary.
  8. The chief constable of the Ministry of Defence Police.
  9. The Provost Marshal of the Royal Navy Police.
  10. The Provost Marshal of the Royal Military Police.
  11. The Provost Marshal of the Royal Air Force Police.
  12. The chief officer of—
    1. a body of constables appointed under provision incorporating section 79 of the Harbours, Docks, and Piers Clauses Act 1847;
    2. a body of constables appointed under an order made under section 14 of the Harbours Act 1964;
    3. the body of constables appointed under section 154 of the Port of London Act 1968 (c.xxxii).
  13. A body established in accordance with a collaboration agreement under section 22A of the Police Act 1996.
  14. The Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct.
  15. The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner.
  16. The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.

Other authorities with investigatory functions

  1. The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.
  2. The Welsh Revenue Authority.
  3. Revenue Scotland.
  4. The Director General of the National Crime Agency.
  5. The Director of the Serious Fraud Office.
  6. The Director of Border Revenue.
  7. The Financial Conduct Authority.
  8. The Health and Safety Executive.
  9. The Competition and Markets Authority.
  10. The Gas and Electricity Markets Authority.
  11. The Food Standards Agency.
  12. Food Standards Scotland.
  13. Her Majesty’s Land Registry.
  14. The Criminal Cases Review Commission.
  15. The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Authorities with functions relating to offender management

  1. A provider of probation services (other than the Secretary of State), acting in pursuance of arrangements made under section 3(2) of the Offender Management Act 2007.
  2. The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.
  3. The Parole Board for England and Wales.
  4. The Parole Board for Scotland.
  5. The Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland.
  6. The Probation Board for Northern Ireland.
  7. The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.
  8. A person who has entered into a contract for the running of, or part of—
    1. a prison or young offender institution under section 84 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991, or
    2. a secure training centre under section 7 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
  9. A person who has entered into a contract with the Secretary of State—
    1. under section 80 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 for the purposes of prisoner escort arrangements, or
    2. under paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 for the purposes of escort arrangements.
  10. A person who is, under or by virtue of any enactment, responsible for securing the electronic monitoring of an individual.
  11. A youth offending team established under section 39 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.

Other authorities

  1. The Director of Public Prosecutions.
  2. The Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.
  3. The Lord Advocate.
  4. A Procurator Fiscal.
  5. The Director of Service Prosecutions.
  6. The Information Commissioner.
  7. The Scottish Information Commissioner.
  8. The Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service.
  9. The Crown agent.
  10. A court or tribunal.