Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.108 - Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data

Nature of declaration : Authorities
Status as of 19/01/2019

Mauritius

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius, deposited with the instrument of accession on 17 June 2016 Or. Engl.

As per Article 13.2, of the Convention, the authority designated for the purpose to render on behalf of the Republic of Mauritius, mutual assistance with another Party inter alia as per Article 13.3 to furnish information on its law and administrative practice in the field of data protection and to take, in conformity with its domestic law and for the sole purpose of protection of privacy, all appropriate measures for furnishing factual information relating to specific automatic processing carried out in its territory, with the exception however of the personal data being processed, is the:

Data Protection Office
5th Floor, Happy World House
Sir William Newton Street
Port Louis, Mauritius
Period covered: 01/10/2016 -
Articles concerned : 13

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius, deposited with the instrument of accession on 17 June 2016 Or. Engl.

As per Article 14.2, of the Convention, the authority designated as the intermediary to address the request for assistance submitted by any person resident in the territory of another Party and to exercise the right conferred by the Mauritian domestic law, giving effect to the principles set out in Article 8 of the said Convention, is also the "Data Protection Office”.
Period covered: 01/10/2016 -
Articles concerned : 14

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of the Republic of Mauritius, deposited with the instrument of accession on 17 June 2016 Or. Engl.

As per Article 18 of the Convention, the Data Protection Commissioner from the "Data Protection Office” will be the representative to the Consultative Committee. A high-ranking officer from the Ministry of Technology Communication and Innovation will act as the deputy Representative to the Committee. Both of them will participate to the functions mentioned under the Article 19.
Period covered: 01/10/2016 -
Articles concerned : 18


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