The Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Draft Regulations laid before Parliament under paragraphs 1(1) and 12(1) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, section 211(5) of the Data Protection Act 2018 and paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972 for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.

Draft Statutory Instruments

2019 No. [XXXX]

Exiting The European Union

Data Protection

Electronic Communications

The Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Made

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Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(2) and (3)

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 8(1) and 23(1) of, paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 4 to and paragraph 21 of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018(1), section 211(2) of the Data Protection Act 2018(2) and section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(3).

In accordance with paragraph 3(1) of Schedule 4 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, these Regulations are made with the consent of the Treasury.

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated for purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 in respect of matters relating to electronic communications.

In accordance with paragraphs 1(1) and 12(1) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, section 211(5) of the Data Protection Act 2018 and paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972 a draft of this instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

(3)

1972. c. 68. Section 2 was amended by section 27(1)(a) of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51) and Part 1 of the Schedule to the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c. 7).