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The legislative framework which regulates personal data protection encompasses the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, adopted international documents and domestic regulations.
The Constitution of BiH guarantees the protection of all human rights and fundamental freedoms predicted by the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and its protocols, therefore the right to private and family life, home, and correspondence.
Personal Data Protection Agency in Bosnia and Herzegovina is an independent administrative organisation who’s authority and scope are enacted by the Law on Protection of Personal Data.
Tasks falling under Agency’s competence are:
To supervise the implementation of this Law and other laws on personal data processing;
To act on data subject’s complaints;
To submit to the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina annual reports on personal data protection, which should be available to the public;
To follow the personal data protection requirements by giving proposals as to enacting or amending legislation governing the data processing, give opinions on the proposed laws and take care of fulfilment of the criteria relevant to data protection originating from international treaties that are binding for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Methodology constraint/limitations- Report on Personal Data Protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina for 2018 made by Agency for Personal Data Protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina doesn’t contain clear recommendation for improving state in data protection area. In the following section, relevant part of the Report concerning analysis of Agency’s work during 2018 and problems in the work of the Agency are outlined.