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Further Information

Data Protection Bill - Committee Stage Report

The House of Commons Library have produced a Committee Stage Report on the Data Protection Bill [HL] 2017-19

The Data Protection Bill [HL] 2017-19 has a number of purposes:

  • it sets out how the UK would apply the derogations available under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - the GDPR will apply from 25 May 2018
  • it would bring the Law Enforcement Directive (LED) into UK law - the LED will apply from 6 May 2018
  • it would update the laws governing the processing of personal data by the intelligence services
  • it aims to ensure that the UK would be able to freely exchange data with the European Union post-Brexit

Click here to read more and for the full report.