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Nunavut Proposes Privacy Act Amendments

PRIVACY LAW

November 4, 2011

After finalizing a review of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the government of Nunavut has announced that it will propose amendments that will provide improved "accountability and transparency," Nunatsiaq Online reports. Speaking in front of the legislative assembly last week, Nunavut Premier Eva Aariak said, "The major change to be considered is to make privacy oversight mandatory." The government of Nunavut has said that it will present amendments by the end of 2012.
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