On December 9, 2015, Mexico issued the Guidelines for Rights Protection, Investigation and Verification, and Sanctioning Procedures (source document in Spanish) in Mexico's Official Federal Gazette (Diario Oficial de la Federación). The Guidelines outline rules on notices, admission of complaints, and evidence for a variety of INAI data privacy and protection matters. Although the Guidelines became effective on December 10, 2015, unresolved and pending investigations will still be subject to the procedures of the Mexican data protection law (Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de los Particulares).

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