The Board shall act independently when performing its tasks or exercising its powers pursuant to Articles 70 and 71.
Without prejudice to requests by the Commission referred to in point (b) of Article 70(1) and in Article 70(2), the Board shall, in the performance of its tasks or the exercise of its powers, neither seek nor take instructions from anybody.
This article of the General Data Protection Regulation is addressed in recital (139) of the GDPR.*
* The reference between articles and recitals is based on the professional assessment of activeMind.legal.