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Data Protection Bill to be tabled in September

The Government's Data Protection Bill, which aims to safeguard the privacy of individuals whose personal information has been documented by entities with whom they interface, is expected to be tabled in September when the Houses of Parliament reconvene following the August summer recess. 

This was noted by Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr Andrew Wheatley, during the recent opening of the $3.5-million Annotto Bay computer resource centre in St Mary.

He said the Bill aims to offer individuals an additional level of security in relation to how institutions treat with their personal information.

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