Automatic stay under DPA 1998 compatible with EU law
Stunt v Associated Newspapers Limited  EWHC 695 (QB)
- Related Member(s):
- Antony White QC, Ben Silverstone
- Related Practice Area(s):
- Media and Information Law, EU Law
- Queen’s Bench Division
The main issue was whether the Data Protection Act 1988, s 32(4), which provides in certain circumstances an automatic stay of proceedings in respect of journalistic materials, was compatible with EU law. The Court held that s 32(4) was not inconsistent or incompatible with EU law.
Antony White QC and Ben Silverstone were involved in this case.