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The 2007 European Commission proposal for a Council Framework Decision establishing a European system for the exchange of Passenger Name Records for law enforcement purposes, was, at the time, criticised by the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party and by the European Data Protection Supervisor for providing inadequate procedural safeguards and data protection arrangements. Several provisions proved to be very controversial during the negotiations at the Council working groups, such as a harmonised data retention period and the treatment of sensitive personal data. The Council decided to suspend negotiations on the proposal until the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty.

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