by peter




This Applicable Legislation Policy for Gibraltar Businesses outlines the applicable relevant legislation and regulation that pertains to {{company_name}}, how it is monitored and kept up to date.


This Applicable Legislation Policy for Gibraltar Businesses covers all information assessments present at {{company_name}}.

This Applicable Legislation Policy for Gibraltar Businesses applies to employees, contractors, consultants, temporaries, and other workers at {{company_name}}, including all personnel affiliated with third parties. This policy applies to all equipment that is owned or leased by {{company_name}}.


The follow list of laws, regulations and standards are considered as applicable legislation within {{company_name}}:

  1. UK Data Protection Act 1998
  2. Gibraltar Data Protection Act 2004
  3. EU General Data Protection Regulation
  4. Crimes (Computer Hacking) Act 2009 (Gibraltar)
  5. US Code 18 C119 & C2511 (Wiretap and Interception)
  6. UK Electronic Communications Act 2000
  7. Consumer Protection Regulations 2000
  8. Freedom Of Information Act 2000
  9. The Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice and Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000
  10. Computer Misuse Act 1990
  11. Communications Act 2006 (Gibraltar)
  12. Communications (Combating Child Pornography) Regulations 2013
  13. The Electronics Signatures Regulations 2002
  14. The Telecommunications (Data Protection & Privacy, Direct Marketing) Regulations 1999
  15. The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2003
  16. The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling)(Amendment) Regulations 2005
  17. Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
  18. Civil Contingencies Act (2014)
  19. Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 & Amendment 2010
  20. Companies Act 2006 & The Limited Liability Partnerships (Application of Companies Act 2006) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
  21.  The Human Rights Act 1998 & Amendment Order 2005
  22. The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003
  23. Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014
  24. Supplemental Source for Health Records workers
    NHS Guidance on Legal and Professional Obligations


Responsibility for monitoring changes and updates is that of the CEO. Updates are reviewed at the Board meetings as required. With each update an action is assigned by the relevant person to ensure the updates are reflected in Policy / Procedure and communicated as required.


Compliance Measurement

The {{company_name}} Team will verify compliance to this Applicable Legislation Policy for Gibraltar Businesses through various methods, including but not limited to, business tool reports, internal and external audits, and feedback to the policy owner.


Any exceptions to the policy must be approved by the CEO in advance.


Any employee found to have violated this policy may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.