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Status regarding Budapest Convention

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Cybercrime policies/strategies

Barbados has not yet published a national cybercrime strategy.

Specialised institutions

The Cyber Crime Unit of the Royal Barbados Police Force, which is the primary law enforcement unit responsible for investigating cybercrime at a national level.

The Director of Public Prosecutions institutes and undertakes criminal proceedings against any person before the courts.

National Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Telecoms Unit

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is responsible for the daily work of the Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA). The Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA) is the body established under the Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (Prevention and Control) Act, 2011-23 to supervise Barbados’ financial institutions and Designated Non-Financial Businesses & Professions in an effort to prevent money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing.

The Data Protection Commissioner is responsible for the general administration of the Data Protection Act (2019).

Jurisprudence/case law

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