Which of the following adopted a law on data protection and privacy for its citizens known as General Data Protection Regulation’ in April 2016 and started implementation of it from 25th May, 2018?

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2019 Prelims]

(a) Australia

(b) Canada

(c) The European Union

(d) The United States of America


Answer: (c)        

Explanation:

  • The GDPR is a regulation in EU law that aims to protect the privacy and data of citizens in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).
  • It replaced the Data Protection Directive and has been implemented since May 25, 2018.
  • Additionally, it includes provisions on the export of personal data outside the EU and EEA.

Consider the following statements:                                                                   The Parliament of India can place a particular law in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India. The validity of a law placed in the Ninth Schedule cannot be examined by any court and no judgement can be made on it. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Consider the following statements:                                               

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Consider the following statements:                                                         The Parliament of India can place a particular law in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India. The validity of a law placed in the Ninth Schedule cannot be examined by any court and no judgement can be made on it. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Consider the following statements:                                               

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