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Art. 45 – Transfers on the basis of an adequacy decision

Recital 103

The Commission may decide with effect for the entire Union that a third country, a territory or specified sector within a third country, or an international organisation, offers an adequate level of data protection, thus providing legal certainty and uniformity throughout the Union as regards the third country or international organisation which is considered to provide such level of protection. In such cases, transfers of personal data to that third country or international organisation may take place without the need to obtain any further authorisation. The Commission may also decide, having given notice and a full statement setting out the reasons to the third country or international organisation, to revoke such a decision.

Art. 83(5)

Infringements of the following provisions shall, in accordance with paragraph 2, be subject to administrative fines up to 20 000 000 EUR, or in the case of an undertaking, up to 4 % of the total worldwide annual turnover of the preceding financial year, whichever is higher:

 

§ 21 Application of the supervisory authority for a court decision if it believes that an adequacy decision by the European Commission violates the law
See also:

 

Pauly in Paal/Pauly, Datenschutz-Grundverordnung, Art. 45 (German)

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