(NO. 22 OF 2023)
[11th August, 2023.]
An Act to provide for the processing of digital personal data in a manner that recognises both the right of individuals to protect their personal data and the need to process such personal data for lawful purposes and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Seventy-fourth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-
CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY
1. Short title and commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023.
(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision.
CHAPTER II OBLIGATIONS OF DATA FIDUCIARY
CHAPTER III RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF DATA PRINCIPAL
CHAPTER IV SPECIAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER V DATA PROTECTION BOARD OF INDIA
CHAPTER VI POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED BY BOARD
CHAPTER VII APPEAL AND ALTERNATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
CHAPTER VIII PENALTIES AND ADJUDICATION
CHAPTER IX MISCELLANEOUS