Govt should rethink several clauses of draft data bill: Justice Srikrishna

Raises concerns about independence of data protection board under protocols in the present draft

B N Srikrishna

Justice B N Srikrishna

Sourabh Lele New Delhi
The government should reconsider the clauses on exemptions and the method of forming a data protection board in the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022, said Justice B N Srikrishna, who headed the committee of experts that created the first draft of the legislation.

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Friday released a draft version of the much-awaited data protection law, in the fourth such effort since it was first proposed in July 2018. The draft proposes the formation of the Data Protection Board of India to determine non-compliance with the provisions of the act and decide

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First Published: Nov 22 2022 | 9:41 PM IST

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