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Data Management Plans: National Legislation

Guidance on writing Data Management Plans

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On this page you will find links to national legislation that may be relevant to your research data management. You should ensure that you have read any relevant legislation, and are aware of any requirements that you need to comply with during your research. 

Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act

Animal scientific procedures act

Environmental Information Regulations Act

Environmental information regulations

Freedom of Information Act

freedom of information act

Mental Capacity Act

mental capacity act

Statistics and Registration Services Act

statistics and registration services act

Data Protection Act ( UK implementation of GDPR)

Data protection act

INSPIRE amendment to the Environmental Information Regulations Act

INSPIRE amendment

Human Rights Act

human rights act

NHS Act

nhs act