Singapore launches the Personal Data Protection Commission & Do Not Call Registry Public Consultation Paper

On 15 May 2013, Singapore Communications and Information Minister Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim announced the launch of the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission (Commission). The Minister also announced that the Singapore Do Not Call (‘DNC’) Registry will come into effect on 2 January 2014 and the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act 2012 will come into full force on 2 July 2014.

Further, the Commission has issued a public consultation paper on the proposed business operation of the DNC registry. The consultation paper seeks to solicit views and comments from the public and organisations as to the specifics of how the DNC registry should operate.

Any persons who wish to provide feedback on the Consultation Paper should submit their views via email to before 5 June 2013, 5 pm.


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