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143. Information notices: restrictions

(1) The Commissioner may not give an information notice with respect to the processing of personal data for the special purposes unless -

(a) a determination under section 174 with respect to the data or the processing has taken effect, or

(b) the Commissioner -

(i) has reasonable grounds for suspecting that such a determination could be made, and

(ii) the information is required for the purposes of making such a determination.

(2) An information notice does not require a person to give the Commissioner information to the extent that requiring the person to do so would involve an infringement of the privileges of either House of Parliament.

(3) An information notice does not require a person to give the Commissioner information in respect of a communication which is made -

(a) between a professional legal adviser and the adviser's client, and

(b) in connection with the giving of legal advice to the client with respect to obligations, liabilities or rights under the data protection legi