Argentina: Law approving Convention 108+ enacted

In brief

On 30 November 2022, Decree No. 792/2022 ("Decree") enacting Law No. 27,699 ("Law") that approves Convention 108+ on the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, was published in the Official Gazette.


In focus

Convention 108+ is a binding multilateral instrument on the protection of data by non-EU signatory states, and imposes a commitment on Argentina to update its regulatory framework in order to comply with Convention 108+'s obligations.

Although the legislative process to incorporate Convention 108+ into local legislation has been completed, Convention 108+ is not yet in force. It will enter into force on 11 October 2023,  when it is ratified by all state parties or when at least 38 states have ratified it by that time.

The publication of the Decree in the Official Gazette can be found here. The Law, which includes an annex with a Spanish version of Convention 108+, was also published.

For more information about Convention 108+, please consult the News Alert.

Download the Spanish version.

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