Amendment LIBE #3099

Article 84 – Paragraph 1

1. Within the limits of this Regulation, Member States may adopt 1. Member States may adopt by law: (a) exemptions or derogations from the provisions on the general principles in Chapter II, the rights of the data subject in Chapter III, on controller and processor in Chapter IV, on the transfer of personal data to third countries and international organisations in Chapter V for the processing of personal data that are subject to an obligation of professional secrecy or another equivalent obligation of secrecy of the controller or processor, (b) within the limits of this Regulation, specific rules to set out the investigative powers by the supervisory authorities laid down in Article 53(2) in relation to controllers or processors that are subjects under national law or rules established by national competent bodies to an obligation of professional secrecy or other equivalent obligations of secrecy, where this is necessary and proportionate to reconcile the right of the protection of personal data with the obligation of secrecy. These rules shall only apply with regard to personal data which the controller or processor has received from or has obtained in an activity covered by this obligation of secrecy.

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