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Adobe PDF format Thirteenth Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner 2001

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner is engaged in a diverse range of activities, both domestically and at international level. This section gives a comprehensive overview of the activities of my Office in 2001, with some emphasis upon a number of areas which I consider to be of particular interest.

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