Amendment LIBE #2231

Article 35 – Paragraph 7

7. The controller or the processor shall , after obtaining the approval of the representatives of the business's employees, designate a data protection officer for a period of at least two years. The data protection officer may be reappointed for further terms. During their term of office, the data protection officer may only be dismissed, if the data protection officer no longer fulfils the conditions required for the performance of their duties. Notwithstanding the above, the data protection officer shall enjoy special protection against discrimination and dismissal, similar to the protection afforded to employees’ representatives under national law, and may not be disadvantaged for carrying out his duties.

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