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APPLICABLE LEGISLATION POLICY

PURPOSE

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

SCOPE

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

This Applicable Legislation Policy 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}}.

POLICY

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

  1. UK Data Protection Act 1998
  2. EU General Data Protection Regulation
  3. UK Electronic Communications Act 2000
  4. Consumer Protection Regulations 2000
  5. Freedom Of Information Act 2000
  6. The Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice and Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000
  7. Computer Misuse Act 1990
  8. The Electronics Signatures Regulations 2002
  9. The Telecommunications (Data Protection & Privacy, Direct Marketing) Regulations 1999
  10. The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2003
  11. The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling)(Amendment) Regulations 2005
  12. Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
  13. Civil Contingencies Act (2014)
  14. Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 & Amendment 2010
  15. Companies Act 2006 & the Limited Liability Partnerships (Application of Companies Act 2006) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
  16. The Human Rights Act 1998 & Amendment Order 2005
  17. The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003
  18. Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014

Supplemental Source for Health Records workers

  1. NHS Guidance on Legal and Professional Obligations

Monitoring

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

Compliance Measurement

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

Exceptions

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

Non-Compliance

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

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