EU: DATA PROTECTION AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES: Proposal for a Directive on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities


EU: DATA PROTECTION AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES: European Commission draft out for Inter-service consultation: Proposal for a Directive on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of crime (pdf). See also: Council Framework Decision on the protection of personal data processed in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters (pdf): the highly criticised measure which covers the exchange of personal data between EU Member States law enforcement agencies

The complete the Draft package of three proposals out for Inter-service consultation within the Commission:

2. Proposal for Proposal for a Regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) (pdf)

3. Communication Communication: Safeguarding Privacy in a Connected World A European Data Protection Framework for the 21st Century (pdf)

See Statewatch's Observatory on data protection in police and judicial matters (2005-2008) and 2011 ongoing

 

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