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Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2023

The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023 was introduced in the Lok Sabha. The Bill holds provisions for the processing of digital personal data in a manner that recognizes both the right of individuals to protect their personal data and the need to process such personal data for lawful purposes.

  • The bill says A person may process the personal data of an individual for a lawful purpose on the basis of their consent and for certain legitimate uses.
  • The bill will help in setting up the Data Protection Board of India to inquire into the matter and impose a penalty.
  • The bill includes a penalty of 250 crore rupees that can be imposed in case of a breach in observing the obligation of the data fiduciary of personal data.
  • The Bill notes that individuals have the right to correction, completion, updating, and erasure of their personal data to which they have previously given consent.

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