27 Jun '14, 12pm

Singapore’s new Personal #dataprotection Act (“PDPA” Act) will go into force on 2nd July 2014

—(1) For the purposes of section 26 of the Act, a transferring organisation must, before transferring an individual’s personal data to a country or territory outside Singapore — (a ) take appropriate steps to ensure that the transferring organisation will comply with Parts III to VI of the Act, in respect of the transferred personal data while it remains in the possession or under the control of the transferring organisation; and (b ) take appropriate steps to ascertain whether, and to ensure that, the recipient of the personal data in that country or territory outside Singapore (if any) is bound by legally enforceable obligations (in accordance with regulation 10) to provide to the transferred personal data a standard of protection that is at least comparable to the protection under the Act.

Full article: http://statutes.agc.gov.sg/aol/search/display/view.w3p;pa...

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