Personal Information Protection Commission (Japan)

The Personal Information Protection Commission (個人情報保護委員会 Kojin jōhō hogo iinkai) is a Japanese government commission charged with the protection of personal information. It was established on January 1, 2016. It replaces the Specific Personal Information Protection Commission.[1] The commission consisted of eight commissioners and a chairperson appointed by the Prime Minister of Japan with the consent of the Japanese Diet.[2] The number of commission members was increased from the initial four to eight in February 2016.[3]


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