# Establishment of Authority

# Bare Act

# Section 41(1)

The Central Government shall, by notification, establish, for the purposes of this Act, an Authority to be called the Data Protection Authority of India.

# Section 41(2)

The Authority referred to in sub-section (1) shall be a body corporate by the name aforesaid, having perpetual succession and a common seal, with power, subject to the provisions of this Act, to acquire, hold and dispose of property, both movable and immovable, and to contract and shall, by the said name, sue or be sued.

# Section 41(3)

The head office of the Authority shall be at such place as may be prescribed.

# Section 41(4)

The Authority may, with the prior approval of the Central Government, establish its offices at other places in India.

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2019