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Zambia: Data protection bill being considered by Ministry of Justice

OneTrust DataGuidance confirmed, on 21 February 2020, with Lukundo Kapinga, Associate at Musa Dudhia & Company, that the Data Protection Bill 2018 ('the Bill') is currently with the Ministry of Justice. In particular, Kapinga outlined that, "We advise that the Bill has not yet been presented before Parliament. The Bill is currently with the Ministry of Justice." In addition, Kapinga highlighted that, "Before a bill comes into force, it has to be presented before Parliament. Thereafter, it goes through three readings, then it is considered by a parliamentary committee and, finally, it has to be assented to by the President of the Republic of Zambia."