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Appointed for a 5 year term. Canít be an elected official.
Investigate breaches of the act If breach found to have occurred in contravention of the Act, enforcement Notice issued requiring specific action
Non-compliance without reasonable excuse is an offence
Require supplying of information to commissioner. Exceptions: security of the state. Court order. Non-compliance is an offence
Prevent transfer of protected data abroad
Prosecution: Officers of corporate may be charged with offence if committed with their consent or through their negligence.
Report put before the Oireachteas
Register: some organisations are required. Financial and govt.
Canít keep personal info. If not registered. Info can only be obtained/processed/transmitted/used in accordance with details of registration. Renewable annually.