Data retention directive "invalid"
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
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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