In February this year, the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) launched a public consultation on proposed regulations and two sets of guidelines on key concepts and selected topics under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (No. 26 of 2012) (the Act). Following that consultation, the PDPC issued in September the final advisory guidelines on
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Singapore Passes Personal Data Protection Bill
Singapore has passed the Personal Data Protection Bill after its second reading in Parliament on 15 October. The Bill applies to all organisations across the private sector.
In his speeches to Parliament, Yaacob Ibrahim, the Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA), said that in an era of exponential data growth, there was a…