Analysis of the High Courts' DPA18 immigration exemption ruling

18/04/2023 | UK Constitutional Law Association

Professor of Law and the Open Society,David Erdos, has published a detailed analysis of the recent High Court ruling, which found the UK government's immigration exemption contained within Schedule 2 of the UK Data Protection Act 2018 is incompatible with Article 23 of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The article concludes that the judgment will likely be appealed but calls on the courts to not only "clarify the standards set down in article 23 but also consider the scope of their application under not the EU but the UK GDPR."

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