Two extra commissioners to be appointed to DPC
Restructure is due to watchdog dealing with increasingly complex investigations in recent years, as lead regulator for many of the world’s largest data companies, according to Justice Minister
The government is to appoint two extra commissioners to Ireland’s data watchdog following political pressure and international scrutiny of the office.
Helen Dixon, the current Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), will move to the role of chairperson of the restructured organisation.
The restructure comes after recommendations by the Oireachtas Justice Committee for the number of commissioner to be increased.
Over the past two years, the DPC has been fighting a characterisation that it is impeding the ...