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28. Amendment of section 21 of Principal Act

(1) The following section is substituted for section 21 of the Principal Act:

"21. Guidance

(1) The Minister may issue guidance for the purpose of assisting -

(a) public bodies in the performance of their functions under sections 6 and 6A,

(b) prescribed persons in the performance of their functions under sections 7 and 7A,

(c) the Commissioner in the performance of his or her functions under sections 7, 7A, 10B, 10C and 10D,

(d) other suitable persons (within the meaning of section 10C or 10D, as the case may be) to whom a report is transmitted by the Commissioner under section 10C(1)(b) or 10D(1)(b)(ii) in the performance of their functions under section 10E, and

(e) Ministers of the Government in respect of the information required to be provided under section 8(4),

and may from time to time revise or re-issue such guidance.

(2) Public bodies, prescribed persons, the Commissioner and other suitable persons (within the meaning aforesaid) shall have regard to any guidance issued under