Thailand Establishes Personal Data Protection Commission

Thailand has completed the establishment of the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC), the regulator under the country’s Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 (PDPA), strongly indicating that the planned full enforcement of the PDPA on June 1, 2022, is likely to proceed as scheduled. As stipulated in the PDPA, the PDPC consists of a chairperson, appointed based on knowledge, skills, and experience; a vice-chairperson, who is the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society; five commission members, designated based on their positions in certain government agencies; and nine honorary commission members appointed based on knowledge, skills, and experience in personal data protection, consumer protection, technology and telecommunication, social science, law, health, finance, or other relevant fields.


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