Thursday, August 17, 2006

DCA Consultation

The following consultation is listed on the DCA website:

Increasing penalties for deliberate and wilful misuse of personal data

This paper sets out for consultation proposals to amend the Data Protection Act to allow for custodial sanctions for those convicted of offences under section 55 of the Act. The consultation is aimed at the general public and relevant organisations in the UK.

Consultation begins on 24 July 2006
Consultation ends on 30 October 2006

Consultation paper [PDF 234kb, 34 pages]
Summary of questions [word 314kb, 2 pages]

1 comment:

Ish Kumar said...

I believe misuse of personal data is a severe crime. Data protection acts will help in avoiding these happenings.