Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.181 - Additional Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, regarding supervisory authorities and transborder data flows

Nature of declaration : Authorities
Status as of 20/08/2019


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 1 of the Additional Protocol to the Convention, the Data Protection Office is the supervisory authority responsible for ensuring compliance with the measures in the Mauritian domestic law giving effect to the principles stated in Chapters II and III of the Convention and in the Additional Protocol. Its functions, exercised in complete independence are, inter alia, to investigate and intervene, engage in legal proceedings or bring to the attention of the competent judicial authority violations of provisions of Mauritian domestic law giving effect to the principles mentioned in paragraph 1 of Article 1 of the Protocol. It shall hear claims lodged by any person concerning the protection of his/her rights and fundamental freedoms with regard to the processing of personal data within its competence.
Period covered: 01/10/2016 -
Articles concerned : 1

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