The legislation

All current legislation can be found on the Isle of Man legislation page. Please check to make sure you are consulting the most up-to-date version of the legislation. Hardcopies of any legislation can be obtained from the Tynwald Library for a nominal fee.  

Primary legislation
Data Protection Act 2018 
Secondary legislation
Data Protection (Application of the GDPR) Order 2018 (SD2018/0143)
Data Protection (Application of the LED) Order 2018 (SD2018/0144)
GDPR and LED Implementing Regulations 2018 (SD2018/0145)
Data Protection (Fees) Regulations 2018 (SD2018/0169)
Data Protection Act 2018(Appointed Day) Order 2018 (SD2018/0142)
GDPR AND LED Implementing Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SD2018/0309)
Other instruments
Explanatory Memorandum for the Bill
Explanatory Memorandum for the GDPR & LED Orders
Explanatory Memorandum for the Implementing Regulations
GDPR and LED Implementing Regulations Correction Notice 2 July 2018
Retained legislation during transitional period
Data Protection (Notification) Regulations 2003 (SD 16/03) 
Data Protection Tribunal Rules 2003 (SD 27/03) 
Data Protection Act 2002 (Part 3 and Schedule 5)
Data Protection Fees Regulations 2011
Other relevant documents
Council of Europe  Convention 108
Additional Protocol to the CoE Convention (Treaty 181
Amending Protocol modernising the CoE Convention  (CETS 223)
Isle of Man Adequacy Decision
Article 29 Working Party Opinion on the level of protection of personal data in the Isle of Man
EU Commission amendment to adequacy decision December 2016