Mr Ian Deguara has been appointed as Commissioner for information and data protection. In statement issued by the Ministry for Justice, said that Mr Deguara has been serving in the Dat protection office since 2002. An IT graduate, the statement said that Mr Deguara was one of the original employees when the office was set up. Throughout this year, Mr Deguara had occupied the position of Deputy Commissioner.
The minister for Justice Dr Edward Zammit Lewis thanked outgoing Commissioner Saviour Cachia for his service to the country over the years.