PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION ACT 2016 (PIPA)
Bermuda's Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) received Royal Assent on 27 July 2016. Sections relating to the appointment of the Privacy Commissioner were enacted on 2 December 2016, including the creation of the Office as well as those duties and powers relevant to its operation in the period leading up to the implementation of the whole Act. The Commissioner works to facilitate the advancement of consequential amendments to other Acts in order to harmonise them with PIPA.
TEXT OF THE ACT
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For more information on the history of PIPA and government perspective, see: www.gov.bm/privacy
PIPA provides the Privacy Commissioner with general powers to educate the public, engage in research, and give guidance and recommendations.