The Data Protection Bill, 2020

Parliamentary Period: 
Fifth Session of the Twelfth Assembly

The objects of this Bill are to —

(a) provide for an effective system for the use and protection of personal data;

(b) regulate the collection, use, transmission, storage and otherwise processing of personal data;

(c) establish the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner and provide for its functions;

(d) provide for the registration of data controllers and licencing of data auditors;

(e) provide for the duties of data controllers and data processors;

(f) provide for the rights of data subjects; and
(g) provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

Bill Stage: 
First Reading
Second Reading
Committee Stage
Report Stage
Third Reading