Council of the EU: Proposed amendments on API, data retention, sensitive data (5109/2/12 REV 2)


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NOTE from: Presidency to: Working Party on General Matters, including Evaluations: Proposal for a Directive of the Council and the European Parliament on the use of Passenger Name Record data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime (Council doc. 5109/2/12 REV 2, LIMITE, 23 February 2012, pdf):

"The following delegations maintain a general scrutiny reservation on the proposal: BE, BG, CZ, DE, EE, ES, FI, FR, GR, HU, IE, IT, LT, LV, LU, NL, AT, PT, RO, SE, SI and UK. The following delegations hold a parliamentary scrutiny reservation: CZ, FR, IE, LT and UK.

Following the meeting of the Working Party on General Matters, including Evaluations (GENVAL) on 7-8 February 2012, the Presidency has further redrafted the Directive. Also, the Presidency has redrafted some of the recitals. These recent amendments will be subject to discussion at the next GENVAL meeting. In particular, the Presidency intends to focus on the recitals, the redrafts of Article 1a and Article 7 and the following elements."

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