§ 17 Representation on the European Data Protection Board, single contact point

  1. The Federal Commissioner shall serve as the joint representative on the European Data Protection Board and single contact point (joint representative). The Bundesrat shall elect the head of the supervisory authority of a Land to serve as the joint representative’s deputy (deputy). The term shall be five years. When the head of the supervisory authority of a Land leaves office, his or her function as deputy shall end at the same time. The deputy may be reelected.
  2. At the deputy’s request, the joint representative shall delegate to him or her the leadership of negotiations and the voting right in the European Data Protection Board in matters dealing with the performance of a task for which the Länder alone have the right to legislate, or which affect the establishment or procedures of Land authorities.

Content of the FDPA (new)

Part 1 – Common provisions (§§ 1 - 21)

Part 2 – Implementing provisions for processing for purposes in accordance with Article 2 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (§§ 22-44)

Chapter 1 – Legal basis for processing personal data
Sub-chapter 1 – Processing of special categories of personal data and processing for other purposes

Sub-chapter 2 – Special processing situations

Chapter 2 – Rights of the data subject

Chapter 3 – Obligations of controllers and processors

Chapter 4 – Supervisory authorities for data processing by private bodies

Chapter 5 – Penalties

Chapter 6 – Legal remedies

Part 3 – Implementing provisions for processing for purposes in accordance with Article 1 (1) of Directive (EU) 2016/680 (§§ 45-84)

Chapter 1 – Scope, definitions and general principles for processing personal data

Chapter 2 – Legal basis for processing personal data

Chapter 3 – Rights of the data subject

Chapter 4 – Obligations of controllers and processors

Chapter 6 – Cooperation among supervisory authorities

Chapter 7 – Liability and penalties

Part 4 – Special provisions for processing in the context of activities outside the scope of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 und Directive (EU) 2016/680 (§ 85)