THE DATA PROTECTION ACT, 2019 No. of 2019 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Sections PART I—PRELIMINARY 1. —Short title. 2. —Interpretation. 3. —Object and purpose of this Act. 4. —Application. PART II—ESTABLISHMENT OF THE OFFICE OF THE DATA PROTECTION COMMISSIONER 5. —Establishment of the Office. 6. —Appointment of the Data Commissioner. 7. —Qualifications of the Data Commissioner. 8. —Functions of the Data Commissioner. 9. —Powers of the Office. 10. —Delegation by the Data Commissioner. 11. —Vacancy in the Office of the Data Commissioner. 12. —Removal of the Data Commissioner from office. 13. —Staff of the Office. 14. —Remuneration of the Data Commissioner and staff. 15. —Oath of Office. 16. —Confidentiality agreements. 17. —Protection from personal liability. PART III—REGISTRATION OF DATA CONTROLLERS AND DATA PROCESSORS 18. —Registration of data controllers and data Processors. 19. —Application for registration. 20. —Duration of the registration certificate. 21. —Register of data controllers and data processors.