Bahrain: Implementation of Data Protection Law Being Considered

Bahrain: Implementation of Data Protection Law Being Considered News developments

Bahrain: Implementation of Data Protection Law Being Considered

Bahrain’s Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry is considering the implementation of the country’s Data Protection Law.

It will be implemented in line with international standards.

They have launched a consultation on draft implementing regulations. The consultation ends on 30 June 2021.

They are also working directly with specific sector regulators to facilitate consultation on the draft regulations to ensure they are implemented smoothly in all sectors and sector-specific requirements are taken into account.

Under Bahrain Decree-Law No. 78/2019, the Ministry has had the duties and powers of the Personal Data Protection Authority delegated to them.

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Marlé Van Sandwyk