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Personal Data Protection Bill enters final stage, with criticism from ICT sector

It incorporates international standards, especially the European Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data, among other regulations. It seeks to replace the law passed in 2000 with the most important change: guaranteeing the right of people to the protection of their personal data and informative self-determination from a human rights perspective. The Lower House has until November 20 to discuss the project.

On June 30, the Personal Data Protection Bill entered the House of Deputies. Sent by the National Executive Branch, it proposes the update of Law 25,326, enacted in October 2000. Five of the 83 articles were incorporated based on the results of the participation process through 11 dialogue tables and the public consultation carried out between September and October 2022.

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