Dutch Senate

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 by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC

Scrutiny details

Subsidiarity deadline: 18/05/2017
Scrutiny Information

Scrutiny date: 11/04/2017

Subsidiarity Concern:

No Important information to exchange

No Veto

Information on parliamentary scrutiny

On 17 January 2017, the I&A/JHA and V&J committees decided to examine the proposals in the European Commission's ePrivacy Package for stricter privacy rules (see also E170001 and E170003). On 7 February 2017, various political groups will provide input for written consultations with the government.

On 24 January 2017, the Committees on Economic Affairs and the Committee on Finance agreed to the request from the Labour Party (PvdA) to postpone the date for written consultation on the proposals on the ePrivacy package and the related Commission communication on building a European data economy to 21 February 2017.

On 21 February 2017, the political groups of the Socialist Party (SP) and the Labour Party (PvdA) provided input for written consultations with the European Commission in the context of a political dialogue on the e-privacy package. In the end, no input was provided for written consultations on the draft regulation on the protection of personal data in the EU institutions.

On 7 March 2017, the Green Left Party (GroenLinks) group provided input for written consultations with the government. The letter to the State Secretary for Security and Justice was sent on 14 March 2017. The State Secretary for Security and Justice responded by letter of 27 March 2017.

On 4 April 2017, the committees  Immigration & Asylum / Justice and Home Affairs Council (I&A/JHA), Justice and Security and Economic Affairs discussed the report of a written consultation with the State Secretary for Security and Justice on the draft Regulation and decided to take note of the State Secretary's response.

Contact points for EU matters

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