Amendment LIBE #2771

Article 71+

Article 71a Legal Service 1. The European Data Protection Board shall have a legal service. The European Data Protection Supervisor shall provide that legal service. 2. The legal service shall provide legal assistance to supervisory authorities and the European Data Protection Board under the direction of the chair. 3. The legal service shall be responsible in particular for: (a) providing assistance to supervisory authorities in litigation at the request of a supervisory authority; (b) litigating on behalf of the supervisory authority when the resources of the supervisory authority are insufficient to effectively take up a case before any court at the request of the supervisory authority, or at the request of the European Data Protection Board or the Commission with the consent of the supervisory authority; (c) exchanging legal knowledge and experience among the supervisory authorities; (d) clarifying jurisdictional conflicts with third countries.

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