DUAs are mandated or governed by the following laws and regulations
The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988
(5 U.S.C. 552a(o)) amended the Privacy Act by describing the manner in which computer matching involving Federal agencies could be performed and by adding certain protections for individuals applying for and receiving Federal benefits.
As amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act, the Privacy Act requires Federal agencies involved in computer matching programs to: