Statutory referrals to the ODPA

There are a number of specific areas in the Law that provide for the Authority to be consulted, give approval or accreditation in certain limited circumstances. Some of these areas will be developed further in the months and years ahead and if you have any questions, please do get in touch.
  • S45 of the Law – Prior consultation required for high risk processing 
    Where, having conducted a data protection impact assessment, you are required to consult the Authority, please contact us for further information and assistance. 
  • S46 of the Law – Prior consultation required for high risk legislation 
    If you are a public committee or any public authority of the Bailiwick and you propose to make or recommend the enactment of high risk legislation, you are required to consult with the Authority. Please contact us for further information and assistance. 
  • S52 of the Law – Authority may approve code of conduct 
    The Authority may approve codes of conduct prepared by any person representing a category of controllers or processors. Please contact us if you would like further information. 
  • S53 of the Law– Accreditation and duties of monitoring body 
    The Authority may accredit a body to monitor compliance with a code of conduct. Please contact us if you would like further information. 
  • S57 of the Law – Transfers on the basis of specific authorisation by Authority 
    Please contact us  if you would like to discuss the circumstances whereby the Authority may authorise a transfer. 
  • S58 of the Law – Approval of binding corporate rules 
    Binding corporate rules (BCRs) are personal data protection policies which are adhered to by a controller or processor for the transfer of personal data. Please contact us if you would like to discuss the use of BCRs for transfers to unauthorised jurisdictions.