The proposal to establish a possible legislative instrument supplementing the existing European Criminal Records Information System with information on third-country nationals convicted in the EU raises a number of fundamental rights issues.
Following a request from the European Commission, FRA has published an Opinion that analyses these issues and suggests ways of answering fundamental rights concerns.
FRA’s Opinion focuses on five main sections:
Without being exhaustive, this opinion discusses selected topics in light of these fundamental rights. In addition to a legal assessment based on fundamental rights standards, the opinion highlights potential practical effects of the envisaged system that should be taken into consideration when drafting the legislative proposal.