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The Data Protection Act, 2018
The Data Protection Act received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018.
It updates data protection laws for the digital age and implements GDPR into UK Law.
Briefly, the new Data Protection Act:
The text of the Data Protection Act and related document can be found here. Historical documents relating the passage of the Act can be found on the Parliament website.