>>>Belgian privacy watchdog gets more teeth (CMS)

Belgian privacy watchdog gets more teeth (CMS)

Whereas the Privacy Commission is currently an administrative body with limited sanctioning powers, the Supervisory Authority will have multiple independent departments, more powers and, most importantly, solid sanctioning powers. These sanctioning powers will be primarily executed by the inspection body and the dispute chamber.

The inspection body will function as the investigating body of the Supervisory Authority with a wide array of investigative powers. This includes the power to interrogate individuals, which must be performed in accordance with article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights and with the right to a fair trial. The inspection body will be composed of inspectors, all having the capacity of Public Prosecutor.

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2017-08-15T20:52:37+00:00 29 april 2017|Categories: Privacy recht|Tags: , , , , |