Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill: data protection impact assessment

This data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is undertaken in compliance with UK General Data Protection Regulation (UKGDPR) Article 35(10). This is an iterative impact assessment, which we expect to amend as the Bill makes its way through Parliament.

4. Consultation


Have you consulted with the ICO using the Article 36(4) form?

(please provide a link to it)

If the ICO has provided feedback, please include this.

Yes - Article 36(4) form was submitted and feedback received of draft DPIA. Consultation will continue as this assessment is further reviewed and developed through the stages of the Bill process.


Do you need to hold a public consultation and if so has this taken place? What was the result?

Yes – a public consultation ran from 18 November 2021 to 7 February 2022.

Responses published –

Analysis published -


Were there any Comments/feedback from the public consultation about privacy, information or data protection?

Yes- mention of GDPR in relation to information provided to VSOs



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