A draft law concerning the protection of citizens’ personal data, which also grants new powers to security institutions, has been submitted to Parliament.
The “Personal Data Protection Act” was submitted to the Parliament Speaker’s Office by the government on Monday.
The law is intended to protect personal information such as nationality, ethnic background, political views, philosophy, religion, sect or other beliefs, imprisonment sentences and private information regarding sexual orientation or health. The bill seeks to protect people from having their information acquired and disclosed by those with ill intentions.
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