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Ghana: Registration of controllers and processors to begin on 15 April 2015

The Data Protection Commission ('the Commission') announced, on 10 April 2015, that registration of data controllers and data processors for the processing of personal data will begin on 15 April 2015. Registration with the Commission takes place online via the Commissioner's website. Under Section 56 of the Data Protection Act 2012 (Act 843) failure to register with the Commission for processing personal data is an offence which can result in up to two years imprisonment.

You can view further details on registration with the Commission here.