- Categories Blog, Free Data Protection Resources
- Date August 29, 2020
Article 55 GDPR
1. Each supervisory authority shall be competent for the performance of the tasks assigned to and the exercise of the powers conferred on it in accordance with this Regulation on the territory of its own Member State.
2. Where processing is carried out by public authorities or private bodies acting on the basis of point (c) or (e) of Article 6(1), the supervisory authority of the Member State concerned shall be competent. In such cases Article 56 does not apply.
3. Supervisory authorities shall not be competent to supervise processing operations of courts acting in their judicial capacity.
Professor mr drs Romeo F. Kadir MA MSc LLM LLM (Adv) EMBA EMoC
At present Romeo Kadir serves as the President of the Global Association of Data Protection Professionals Europe (GADPPRO). GADPPRO is a thought leader self-regulatory association of data protection professionals based in the European Union, active around the globe and the first European Association of data protection professionals open for members outside the EU. Please visit www.gadppro.org for more information.
First appointed Data Protection Officer (DPO) ever in the Netherlands (European Union) at a semi-public entity. Seasoned European Privacy and Data Protection Expert (22+ years of practical experience in EU Privacy and Data Protection Law, Business Management, Compliance and Ethics).
Studied European and International Law, Political Sciences and Business Administration. Romeo Kadir is EIPACC EADPP Professor European Privacy & Data Protection Law at Universitas Padjadjaran UNpad (Indonesia) and Honorary Visiting Research Fellow with O.P. Jindal Global University (New Delhi), Senior Associate Fellow with Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy (New Delhi), Lecturer Science Honours Academy and Lecturer at the International Molengraaff Institute, Utrecht University (UU, Netherlands). In 2010 he was founder of the first European Data Protection Academy focusing on privacy-only executive education.
Present Occupations in European Data Protection Law
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of the International Board of Experts with EuroPrivacy Certification Scheme (Geneva and Luxembourg)
Member of the International Strategic Board with EuroPrivacy Certification Scheme (Geneva and Luxembourg)
Member of the Swiss-Chinese Law Association (SCLA)
Former Occupations in European Data Protection Law
President European Institute for Privacy, Audit, Compliance & Certification (EIPACC)
Co-Founder/Vice-President European Association for Data Protection Professionals (EADPP)
Chair EADPP Certification Committee Data Protection Professionals,
Chair EADPP Academic Board
Chair EADPP Expert Committee on Cybersecurity
Chair EADPP Expert Committee on Artificial Intelligence (AI)
President Supervisory Board of the Dutch Privacy Complaints Office (NPKI)
Rapporteur to UN Monitoring Commission Human Rights on behalf of the Dutch Privacy Foundation (SPN)
'Handbook DPO - A Practical Guide', Privacy Publishing Group (2017)
Editor-in-Chief of ‘Data Protection Dictionary’, authored, edited and coordinated ‘Handbook for the Data Protection Officer – A practical Guide’, ‘The Ultimate GDPR Business Guide – Six Volumes’ and other relevant books in the field of privacy and data protection (www.dataprotectionbooks.com)
GDPR Rules on the establishment of the supervisory authority
GDPR Competence of the lead supervisory authority
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