HC Deb 18 June 1993 vol 226 c750W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is his policy on the principle in article 13 of the EC data protection directive seeking to prohibit a demand by a third party on a person that he should exercise his right of access to data in order to communicate that data to the third party.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

The Government are sympathetic towards the concern which has been expressed about what is known as enforced subject access, but have encountered problems both of principle and practice in devising means of preventing it.

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