The Government provides.
section 1 of this Regulation shall apply in addition to the personal data Act
(1998:204), the processing of personal data in
utrikesförvaltningens consular activities.
The regulation only applies if the processing is wholly or partly
automated or if the information included in or intended for
be part of a structured set of personal data which are
available for searching or compilation according to specific
section 2 of the processing of personal data is allowed under this
Regulation may be carried out even if the data subject opposes
section 3 of each agency within the foreign service is
the data controller for the processing of personal data
which authority carries out.
When the processing of personal data is lawful
section 4 of the personal data may be processed to the extent necessary
for the handling of consular matters and for the consular
activities in General, as referred to in paragraphs 12 and 14 of the regulation
(1992:247) with instruction for foreign representation.
Personal data may also be processed to the extent
1. oversight, planning and monitoring of activities, and
2. the production of statistics.
The consular database
section 5 Of the foreign service, there may be a collection of
information and documents by using the automated
the treatment used in the consular operations (the consular
The processing of sensitive personal data
section 6 of the data relating to a person's health may be processed if it is of
essential to an authority to carry out
his consular duties.
section 7 of the data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political
opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or membership
in trade union or concerning someone's sex life may not be used
as a search term in the processing of personal data in the
section 8 Government offices may have direct access to all
personal data in the consular database.
§ 9 A foreign mission may have direct access to the
personal data in the consular database relating to
the activities of the authority.
A foreign syndighet, in addition, have direct access to
personal data relating to the operation of any other authority,
to the extent necessary to obtain information on
to a person
1. occur or have occurred in a case at the other
authority and when and for what reason the person has been
the current, or
2. have liability for previously granted consular financial assistance
or has abused such assistance.
section 10 of the Cabinet Office may decide that a foreign mission,
have direct access to other personal data in the database
than permitted by section 9, if the information is essential
to the business of the authority.
section 11 of the permission for access to personal information in the
consular database shall be restricted to the persons at the
an authority because of their duties in the
consular activities need to have access to the data.
Rectification and indemnity
section 12 of the provisions of the personal data Act (1998:204) about
rectification and Indemnity apply to the processing of
personal data under this regulation.
paragraph 13 of 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions
If an appeal to the administrative court.
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 15 May 2006.
2. The provisions of the regulation shall not apply
until 1 January 2007 in the case of manual processing of
personal data commenced before October 24, 1998 and
such manual processing for a particular purpose, regarding
manual processing for this purpose commenced before the October 24
3. The provision on damages shall apply only if the
circumstance that the claim relates to have occurred after the
the entry into force of this regulation for the current