16.12.2015

General Data Protection Regulation - final compromise text (updated)

  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council 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) - final compromise text (pdf)
  • 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 - final compromise text (pdf)
Source: Statewatch
Update: See here (Parliament/LIBE) for "official" consolidated versions of the Regulation and the Directive.
Update 2: Consolidated version of the GDPR dated 28 January 2016: Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council 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) [first reading] - Political agreement (pdf; No. 5455/16)
EP Press release 17.12.2015:
Press conference
On Monday 21 December at 14.00 there will be a joint press conference on the data protection package with Ms Marju Lauristin (S&D, EE), Mr Jan Philipp Albrecht (Greens/EFA, DE - rapporteur on the regulation), Commissioner Vera Jourová and justice minister Félix Braz for the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council.
Next steps
The informal agreement on the regulation will be voted by the full house in spring 2016 (probably March or April). After the entry into force of the regulation, member states will have two years to apply its provisions.