HC Deb 19 February 1990 vol 167 c543W
Mr. Rathbone

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will seek to amend the Data Protection Act to ensure that companies holding personal data for the purpose of crime prevention are not prosecuted for contravening the Act because theirs is a purpose for which such companies were not so registered.

Mr. Mellor

I have been asked to reply.

We have no plans to do so.

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