Europol Act 2012

Designation of national supervisory body.

14.— (1) The Data Protection Commissioner is designated as the national supervisory body for the purposes of this Act and the Council Decision.

(2) For the purposes of the Council Decision the Data Protection Commissioner—

(a) may access, at the national unit or at the office of a liaison officer, data provided to the Europol Information System by the national unit or a liaison officer, and

(b) shall inform the Joint Supervisory Body under the Council Decision of any action that the Data Protection Commissioner has taken with respect to the Europol Information System.

(3) In this section “Joint Supervisory Body” means the body set up under Article 34 of the Council Decision.