Section 1 - Independent status

Article 54 – Rules on the establishment of the supervisory authority

Each Member State shall provide by law for all of the following: the establishment of each supervisory authority; the qualifications and eligibility conditions required to be appointed as member of each supervisory authority; the rules and procedures for the appointment of the member or members of each supervisory authority; the duration of the term of …

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Article 53 – General conditions for the members of the supervisory authority

Member States shall provide for each member of their supervisory authorities to be appointed by means of a transparent procedure by: – their parliament; – their government; – their head of State; or – an independent body entrusted with the appointment under Member State law. Each member shall have the qualifications, experience and skills, in …

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Article 52 – Independence

Each supervisory authority shall act with complete independence in performing its tasks and exercising its powers in accordance with this Regulation. The member or members of each supervisory authority shall, in the performance of their tasks and exercise of their powers in accordance with this Regulation, remain free from external influence, whether direct or indirect, …

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Article 51 – Supervisory authority

Each Member State shall provide for one or more independent public authorities to be responsible for monitoring the application of this Regulation, in order to protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons in relation to processing and to facilitate the free flow of personal data within the Union (‘supervisory authority’). Each supervisory authority …

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