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 October 11, 2013  Breaches, Non-U.S.

The Government has reiterated its commitment to consult on introducing custodial sentences as a possible penalty for individuals who breach UK data protection laws.

In a letter (46-page / 238KB PDF) to the chairman of Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee Keith Vaz, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling said that the public would be asked whether there should be new custodial penalties for breaches of Section 55 of the Data Protection Act (DPA).

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