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JUSTICE COMMITTEE WANTS URGENT IMPLEMENTATION OF FULL POPIA

Parliament, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 – The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today decried the fact that several sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) have not been implemented.

Parliament, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 – The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today decried the fact that several sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) have not been implemented.

Committee Chairperson Mr Bulelani Magwanishe said this leaves South Africans’ personal information at risk of being intercepted and exposed. His comments follow a presentation from the Information Regulator on its Annual Performance Plan and Budget for 2020/2021, in which the regulator made an urgent plea for the full implementation of POPIA.

View the detailed press release from Parliament – https://www.parliament.gov.za/press-releases/justice-committee-wants-urgent-implementation-full-popia

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