PPC_CIPM_300x250.FINAL-01
DPC15_300x250_ads_FINAL

The Privacy (Giving Privacy Commissioner Necessary Tools) Amendment Bill, which would have provided the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) with additional powers, was voted down in the New Zealand Parliament, Mondaq reports. If enacted, the bill would have given the OPC “broader powers to audit government authorities and issue compliance notices to ensure that personal information held by public-sector bodies is not abused,” the report states, noting, “The draft bill proved unsuccessful in Parliament as the ruling National Party have bigger plans for a more comprehensive reform package of New Zealand privacy law,” which is expected to address the OPC’s powers along with other issues in a 2011 Law Commission review. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
Full Story

0 Comments

If you want to comment on this post, you need to login

Related