Reference to National Electronic Communication Regulations

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, implementing the EU Directive 2002/58/EC, entered into force on 11 December 2003.

The amendments to the EU Directive 2002/58/EC made by Directive 2009/136/EC, including the new rules on cookies were implemented into UK law by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 and came into force on 26 May 2011.

Please visit:

  • The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/1208/pdfs/uksi_20111208_en.pdf

  • The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2003/2426/pdfs/uksi_20032426_en.pdf

  • The 2004 Amendment Regulations are at

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2004/1039/contents/made

  • The 2011 Amendment Regulations are at

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/1208/contents/made