Framework Decision on the Principle of Availability

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This Impact Assessment aims at estimating the potential impact of various options for the implementation of the principle of availability. In that context, operational/law enforcement aspects, legal/organisational constraints, social/political and economic/financial effects are taken into account. Moreover, the consequences of inaction are assessed from a political and operational point of view. Among the legal constraints, data protection issues are considered.

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