The Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Bureau says it supports the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data’s plan to form a group to enhance the body’s compliance and management work, and strengthen its governance.
In response to the Legislative Council Public Accounts Committee’s report tabled in LegCo today, the bureau said it will monitor the body’s performance, checking its expenditure, financial and operational reports, and holding regular progress reviews.
Additional resources will be allocated to the body in 2009-10 and 2010-11 to enhance its enforcement and promotion work. To provide the organisation with greater flexibility in using its resources, its reserve ceiling will rise from $5 million to 20% of its annual recurrent subvention.
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