ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Electronic communications – Processing of personal data – Confidentiality of electronic communications – Protection – Directive 2002/58/EC – Articles 5, 6 and 9 and Article 15(1) – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Articles 7, 8 and 11 and Article 52(1) – National legislation – Providers of electronic communications services – Obligation relating to the general and indiscriminate retention of traffic and location data – National authorities – Access to data – No prior review by a court or independent administrative authority – Compatibility with EU law
K. Lenaerts, President
C-203/15,  EUECJ C-203/15
Directive 2002/58/EC 15(1), Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 1
Reference from – Secretary of State for The Home Department v Davis MP and Others CA 20-Nov-2015
The Secretary of State appealed against a ruling that section 1 of the 2014 Act was inconsistent wih European law.
Held: The following questions were referred to the CJEU:
(1) Did the CJEU in Digital Rights Ireland intend to lay down . .
At ECJ – Secretary of State for The Home Department v Watson MP and Others CA 30-Jan-2018
Consideration of case after reference to ECJ.Held: it is appropriate to grant declaratory relief, limited to the context of the prevention, investigation, detection and prosecution of criminal offences, to the effect that DRIPA was inconsistent with . .
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Updated: 02 November 2021; Ref: scu.572617