On January 26, the Plenum of the National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information, and Personal Data Protection (Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales or "INAI") issued a decree (source document in Spanish) approving the Personal Data Protection Guidelines for the Public Sector (Lineamientos Generales de Protección de Datos Personales para el Sector Público). The guidelines outline the necessary provisions for applying the General Law on the Protection of Personal Data held by Government Agencies (Ley General de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de Sujetos Obligados).

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