|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: DG Justice and Consumers|
|Series Details||COM (2023) 348|
|Content Type||Blog & Commentary, News, Policy-making|
Legislative initiative tabled by the European Commission on 4 July 2023, introducing additional procedural rules relating to the enforcement of Regulation (EU) 2016/679. This is the draft GDPR Procedural Regulation.
Independent national data protection authorities (DPAs) were tasked with enforcing Regulation (EU) 2016/679, also known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), since its entry into application. The one-stop-shop decentralised enforcement system seeks to ensure consistent interpretation and application of the GDPR while preserving the principle of proximity. The system also requires cooperation between DPAs in cross-border cases.
In its report published two years after the GDPR entered into application, the European Commission noted that further progress was required to make handling of cross-border cases more efficient and harmonised across the European Union (EU). This proposal draws, among other feedback, on the report published by the Commission and on a list produced by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) identifying procedural aspects that could be subject to further harmonisation. The draft law focuses on the following areas:
The proposed Regulation was adopted by the European Commission on 4 July 2023.
|Subject Categories||Justice and Home Affairs, Values and Beliefs|
|Subject Tags||Fundamental | Human Rights, Information Society, Police | Judicial Cooperation|
|Keywords||Data Privacy | Protection, General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR], Harmonisation | Standardisation
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|