New Legislation – relating to data protection, including consequential amendments to The Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012 (23/05/2018) …

The following Act was granted Royal Assent on 23/05/2018:

New Legislation:

  • Data Protection Act 2018 (link).


  • Section 211 and Schedule 19 Part 2 paragraph 371 of the above Act make consequential amendments to the following SI:
    - The Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012.
  • The "Explanatory Notes" (pdf) (link) for the Data Protection Act 2018 include the following information:
    - "[Schedule 19] repeals the 1998 Act, and makes amendments to other legislation which are necessary to reflect both the repeal of the 1998 Act and the requirements of the GDPR.".

Other Sources of Information:

  • May 2018: "Explanatory Notes" for the Data Protection Act 2018 (pdf) (link).

Updates to the Planning Jungle website: