Rights to Privacy

Countdown to South Africa’s New Data Laws – What to Expect

By Jamie Mckane |

South Africa is preparing for the full implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), which will take effect from 1 July 2021.

In a statement on Wednesday 24 March, the government noted that the 100-day countdown to this date was underway and there were numerous processes that were being implemented to ensure all public and private bodies…