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  • Law n.º 9/91 of April 9
    Statute of the Ombudsman
    (link to the webpage of the Provedor de Justiça)

    NB: English version of Law n.º9/91 as amended by Law nr. 30/96, of 14 August 1996, and Law no. 52-A/2005, of 10 October (Legislation on line - accessed on the Internet 28-02-2014)

    IOI note on the third amendment to Law n.º 9/91, as introduced by Law n.º 17/2013, of 18 February
    (link to the site of the IOI - Independent Ombudsman Initiative)


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  • Law nº 67/98 of 26 October
    Act on the Protection of Personal Data
    Transposing into the Portuguese legal system the Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data
    (link to the homepage of the National Data Protection Commission)

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