TITLE

Fair shares

AUTHOR(S)
Stevens, Ian; Cole, Sarah
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Utility Week;5/28/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Data Protection Act in Great Britain which permits data sharing under certain conditions but does not expressly authorize it. Before sharing, if data can be made anonymous, it may reportedly be shared without restrictions. It is stated that express or implied statutory powers are needed by public bodies before they can share data and that the Act has eight data protection principles which also consider the possible confidentiality of information prior to disclosure.
ACCESSION #
51473416

 

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