European information system for convicted non-EU nationals needs safeguards

Date of article: 21/12/2015

Daily News of: 11/01/2016

Country:  EUROPE

Author: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

Article language: en

Boosting security in Europe by exchanging criminal record information about non-EU nationals is not without drawbacks, as FRA’s latest Opinion shows. While it could offer non-nationals proof of a clean criminal record, FRA points to the need to build in respect for privacy, for child rights and to protect personal data whilst ensuring potential victims have access to justice.
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