European Data Protection Digest

Croatia Joins EU, Must Implement Data Protection Directive

PRIVACY LAW—CROATIA & EU

July 3, 2013

The Hunton & Williams Privacy and Information Security Law Blog reports on Croatia joining the EU on July 1, noting, “As of the day of its accession, Croatia must implement the acquis communautaire (the complete body of the EU legislation), which includes the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.” Croatia’s Act on Personal Data Protection, which was adopted in 2003 and amended three times over the past decade, “closely tracks the principles of the Data Protection Directive,” the report states, detailing examples of the act’s provisions.
Full Story