Key legislation: Protection of Personal Information Bill
Saturday 26 April 2014 – 12:51pm
JOHANNESBURG – The Protection of Personal Information Bill seeks to balance the right to privacy against other rights, particularly the rights of access to information and to enabling the free flow of information within and across the country’s borders.
Date passed: 19 November 2013
Track this legislation: http://bills.pmg.org.za/bill/311/
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