A draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 (“Bill”) has been introduced before the Lok Sabha on December 11, 2019.
The Bill is based, in large part, on the proposed draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 (“Draft Bill”) which was attached to the report submitted to the Government by the Committee of Experts constituted under the Chairmanship of Justice Srikrishna (Retd.) (for details see our analysis of the Draft Bill and its comparison with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) ).
That being said, the Bill also includes several modifications and changes in scope and intent.
Continue Reading The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019: An Analysis