European Parliament Adopts Directive on the Use of Passenger Name Records (PNR)

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Author: 

Michael Plachta

Date Published: 

Friday, April 22, 2016

Volume: 

32

Issue: 

4

Subject Areas: 

Border Security
Comparative and International Law
Data Privacy
Data Sharing
Disclosure
European Commission
European Union
Information Exchange
Intelligence
International Cooperation
Law Enforcement
Legislation
Mutual Legal Assistance
National Security
Oversight
Policy/Directives
Terrorism

Geographic Identifier: 

European Union

Abstract: 

On April 14, 2015, the European Parliament approved the new Directive on the Passenger Name Record (PNR). The text was approved by 461 votes to 179, with 9 abstentions.