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Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013)

Chapter 5 : Supervision

Part A : Information Regulator

39. Establishment of Information Regulator



There is hereby established a juristic person to be known as the Information Regulator, which—

(a)        has jurisdiction throughout the Republic;

(b) is independent and is subject only to the Constitution and to the law and must be impartial and perform its functions and exercise its powers without fear, favour or prejudice;
(c) must exercise its powers and perform its functions in accordance with this Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act; and

(d)        is accountable to the National Assembly.