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Mexico issues the Federal Law on Data Protection for the Public Sector

Thanks to the amendment of Art. 6 of the Constitution, Mexico has recently issued the Federal Law on Data Protection for the Public Sector (Ley General de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de Sujetos Obligados) thanks to which the privacy protection in Mexico has been increased and has met the best international standards.  This Law equates public and private parties in the protection of privacy, and complies with the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (ETS No. 108) of the Council of Europe.

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The Peruvian Government creates the National Privacy Authority

In the Official Gazette of Perù dated 7 January 2017, the Peruvian Government published the Decree that creates the Peruvian National Authority for the Transparency and Access to Public Information, that reinforces the regime of protection of personal data and the regulation of the related interests.  At its Art. 6, the Decree also established the Tribunal for the Transparency and Access to Public Information.

The text of the Decree, in Spanish, is accessible here
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