The Justice and Home Affairs Council (‘the Council’) met on 4 December to seek a partial general approach on the proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation. Discussion focused on Chapter IX of the Draft Regulation. The Council also held an orientation debate on the “one-stop shop” mechanism on the basis of a proposal presented by the Italian Presidency. A majority of ministers endorsed the general architecture of the proposal however, it was concluded that going forward, further technical work was required.

Council of the European Union Press Release