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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for TMT?
This Practice Note considers the following data protection, privacy and security issues arising in connection with the use of autonomous and connected vehicle technology:
Declaration of Amsterdam
Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS)
General Data Protection Regulation
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
For more information about other key legal issues arising in connection with this technology, see Practice Notes: Autonomous vehicles—key legal issues and Autonomous vehicles and insurance, and for a summary of key dates and information, see: Autonomous vehicles—timeline.
See also Precedent: Autonomous vehicles—training materials.
Modern vehicles already feature a range of external communications systems such as satellite navigation, in-car entertainment and emergency assistance. The development of autonomous vehicles over the next decade is likely to broaden the extent of these systems and vastly increase the amount of data being generated and processed. Vehicles
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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on
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This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects enforcing a contract against a third party and what happens when, notwithstanding the lack of privity, a contract has an indirect effect on a third
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