Documentation and English Translation

Please find below the relevant official documentation published by the Federal Department of Justice and Police, in particular:

  • Draft DPA (DE/FR/IT)
  • Explanatory report to draft DPA (DE/FR/IT)
  • Preliminary draft DPA (DE/FR/IT)
  • Explanatory notes regarding the preliminary draft’s amendments (DE/FR/IT)
  • Preliminary draft amendments of the further legislation (DE/FR/IT)
  • Draft Council of Europe Treaty 108 (DE/FR/IT)
  • Concordance table (DE/FR/IT)
  • Directive 2016/680 (EN/DE/FR/IT)
  • Exchange of notes regarding the adaption of Directive 2016/680 (DE/FR/IT)
  • Impact assessment regarding the data protection revision (DE)

For convenience and future reference, please find below the following additional documents prepared by Walder Wyss:

  • Unofficial English translation of the draft DPA (will be available shortly)
  • Unofficial English translation of the preliminary draft DPA. Can be found here.
  • Commented chart comparing the provisions of the draft DPA to those of the current DPA and those of the preliminary draft. The chart can be found here

Our translations are unofficial and are to be used for information purposes only.