Basic information about the regulation

Name of regulation
Decision in context of the adequate level of personal data protection
The Commission, after assessing the adequacy of the level of protection, may decide, by means of implementing act, that a third country, a territory or one or more specified sectors within a third country, or an international organisation ensures an adequate level of protection within the meaning of paragraph 2 of this Article. The implementing act shall provide for a mechanism for a periodic review, at least every four years, which shall take into account all relevant developments in the third country or international organisation. The implementing act shall specify its territorial and sectoral application and, where applicable, identify the supervisory authority or authorities referred to in point (b) of paragraph 2 of this Article. The implementing act shall be adopted in accordance with the examination procedure referred to in Article 93(2).
Legislative localisation Chapter V, Article 45, Paragraph 3
Regulation's subject matter Transfers on the basis of an adequacy decision (Article 45, Chapter V)
Regulation category Right
Regulation subcategory Permission
Actors concerned
Right Commission
Related actors International organisation
Supervisory authority
Third country
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