Home
English VersionIrish Version
Search for Click to Search
Advanced Search
Printable Version
All SectionsPractice DirectionsCourt Rules Terms & Sittings
Legal Diary Offices & Maps Judgments & Determinations

Rules of the Superior Courts

Amendment to: Order 20
S.I. No. 223 of 2019: Rules of the Superior Courts (Data Protection Actions) 2019


1. (1) These Rules, which may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts (Data Protection Actions) 2019, shall come into operation on the 19th day of June 2019.

(2) These Rules shall be construed together with the Rules of the Superior Courts.

(3) The Rules of the Superior Courts as amended by these Rules may be cited as the Rules of the Superior Courts 1986 to 2019.

2. The Rules of the Superior Courts are amended:

      (i) by the insertion, immediately following rule 12 of Order 20, of the following rule:

        “13. (1) The statement of claim of a plaintiff which is a body, organisation or association to which section 117(7) of the Data Protection Act 2018 applies shall

            (i) include a statement to that effect, and

            (ii) confirm that the plaintiff satisfies each relevant requirement of Article 80 of the Data Protection Regulation.

        (2) The statement of claim of a plaintiff which is a body, organisation or association to which section 120(2) of the Data Protection Act 2018 applies shall confirm that each paragraph of section 120(2) of the Data Protection Act 2018 applies to that plaintiff.

        (3) The Court may, of its own motion or on the application of another party to a data protection action to which section 117 or 120 of the Data Protection Act 2018 relates, direct the provision to it of such additional information as is necessary in order to confirm that the plaintiff is such a body, organisation or association by way of further particulars or an affidavit.”;