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  • Govt to relax information sharing restrictions

    In the wake of a Law Commission report on information sharing among government agencies and specific concerns about inadequate sharing of information on child welfare, government has initiated a set of amendments to the Privacy Act to ease some of the restrictions on data sharing in cases of evident need.

  • Law Commission against data mining regulation

    The Law Commission, while making proposals for amendment of the law on “information matching” and “information sharing” among public-sector agencies, recommends no measures to regulate data mining.

  • Privacy review finds technology outpacing the law

    Our world is very different from that of 1993, when the Privacy Act first came into force, says the Law Commission in a lengthy report that forms the first stage of a “Review of the Law of Privacy”.