06.10.2015

Draft Data Protection Directive: Council will try to agree its negotiating position

JUSTICE and HOME AFFAIRS COUNCIL, Thursday 8 and Friday 9 October in Luxembourg
The Council will try to agree its negotiating position on the draft data protection directive [Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 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 criminal penalties, and the free movement of such data - General Approach, which is intended to replace the 2008 data protection framework decision]. The draft directive establishes rules for 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 criminal penalties, and the free movement of such data. [...]
Source: Council background brief (pdf); Statewatch