Data retention directive "invalid"

Clive D.W. Feather clive at
Wed Apr 9 21:41:58 BST 2014

Peter Fairbrother said:
> However I don't think it actually matters much whether the Regulations 
> are invalid or whether they are technically still valid but you don't 
> have to obey them.
> I haven't (yet) come across a credible theory which demands that they 
> still must be obeyed ...

The Regulations were made legally. We may believe that a lack of valid
Directive behind them makes them ultra vires, but no court has said that
yet. Until one does, you're surely bound to obey them.

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