Article 74 GDPR (Tasks of The Chair)

Article 74 of GDPR: Tasks of The Chair

Article 74 of GDPR outlines the tasks of the Chair of the European Data Protection Board.

Duties of the EDPB Chair (Article 74(1) GDPR)

GDPR imposes the following duties and tasks on the Chair of the EDPB:

  1. Call the meetings of the Board and prepare its meeting agenda (Article 74(1)(a) GDPR)
  2. Notify the Board’s decisions to the lead supervisory authority and concerned supervisory authorities (Article 74(1)(b) GDPR)
  3. Ensure the Board performs its duties in a timely fashion particularly with respect to the consistency mechanism (Article 74(1)(c) GDPR)

Tasks of the deputy chairs (Article 74(2) GDPR)

The EDPB’s rules of procedure should define the allocation of duties and tasks between the Chair and the deputy chairs.

Recitals applicable to Article 74 of GDPR

Relevant Recitals: None

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Cited Legislation in Article 74 or relevant recitals


GDPR Text: Article 74 of GDPR and Relevant Recitals

GDPR Text Source: EUR-Lex

Official GDPR Text: General Data Protection Regulation 

Official GDPR Title: REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), corrected by Corrigendum, OJL 127, 23.5.2018, p. 2 ((EU) 2016/679)