# Power of Authority to issue directions

# Bare Act

# Section 51(1)

The Authority may, for the discharge of its functions under this Act, issue such directions from time to time as it may consider necessary to any data fiduciary or data processor who shall be bound to comply with such directions.

# Section 51(2)

No direction shall be issued under sub-section (1) unless the Authority has given a reasonable opportunity of being heard to the data fiduciaries or data processor concerned.

# Section 51(3)

The Authority may, on a representation made to it or on its own motion, modify, suspend, withdraw or cancel any direction issued under sub-section (1) and in doing so, may impose such conditions as it deems fit, subject to which the modification, suspension, withdrawal or cancellation shall have effect.

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2019