# Grounds for processing of personal data without consent in certain cases

# Bare Act

# Section 12

Notwithstanding anything contained in section 11, the personal data may be processed if such processing is necessary,β€”

(a) for the performance of any function of the State authorised by law forβ€” (i) the provision of any service or benefit to the data principal from the State; or (ii) the issuance of any certification, licence or permit for any action or activity of the data principal by the State;

(b) under any law for the time being in force made by the Parliament or any State Legislature; or

(c) for compliance with any order or judgment of any Court or Tribunal in India;

(d) to respond to any medical emergency involving a threat to the life or a severe threat to the health of the data principal or any other individual;

(e) to undertake any measure to provide medical treatment or health services to any individual during an epidemic, outbreak of disease or any other threat to public health; or

(f) to undertake any measure to ensure safety of, or provide assistance or services to, any individual during any disaster or any breakdown of public order.

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2019