Cecil Kilpin | June 2020 Newsletter

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The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI) On the 17th of June, President Ramaphosa signed the final enabling legislation to finally give effect to POPI with effect from 1st July 2020. Although it comes into full force, businesses have until the end of June 2021 to comply with the ACT.     The key aims of the POPI ACT is as follows: To promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies; To introduce certain conditions so as to establish minimum requirements for the processing of personal information; To provide for the establishment of an Information Regulator to exercise certain powers and to perform certain duties and functions in terms of this Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000; To provide for the issuing of [...]