European Data Protection Digest

Ministers Consider Allowing States To Determine Fines

DATA PROTECTION—EU

July 3, 2013

EU ministers are considering plans to allow each member state to decide “the rules on whether and to what extent administrative fines may be imposed on public authorities and bodies established in that member state," Out-Law.com reports. The draft rule is contained in a leaked document sent from the Irish Presidency of the Council of Ministers to the Working Party on Information Exchange and Data Protection, the report states. Fine limits are not outlined in the document.
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