In December, the Indian Joint Parliamentary Committee submitted its report on India’s draft Data Protection Bill. The Bill is now likely to be passed by Parliament in its next session, beginning in February 2022, and likely will enter into force in the first half of 2022. This blog entry examines certain key aspects of the revised Bill.
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The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton and the Data Security Council of India have published a report on “Enabling Accountable Data Transfers from India to the United States under India’s Proposed Personal Data Protection Bill,” which highlights the importance of continued flows of data between India and the U.S. following the expected passage of new comprehensive data protection legislation in India.
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On July 27, 2018, the Justice BN Srikrishna committee, formed by the Indian government in August 2017 with the goal of introducing a comprehensive data protection law in India, issued a report and a draft data protection bill. The Bill has been submitted for consideration to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and is expected to be introduced in Parliament at a later date.
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