Timescale for implementation

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Timescale for implementation 
e.g confirmed or estimated dates, deadlines
Belgium 28.07.2017 n/a
Czech Republic 29.06.2017 Draft bill to be circulated late July before being presented to Government on 31 August 2017.
Denmark 29.06.2017 Implementing legislation expected in October 2017.
Finland 02.08.2017 Consultation phase of the Working Group's proposal ran until 8 September 2017. It is expected that a formal government proposal on the new Data Protection Act will be submitted to the Parliament in autumn 2017 or during early spring 2018. When it comes to special laws on data protection, responsible Ministries will lead the preparation of relevant amendments to currently applicable laws. More detailed information is expected in late 2017.
France 29.06.2017 French Parliament to review draft legislation by December 2017. Implementing decrees to be issued by May 2018.
Germany 07.08.2017 GDPAA passed on 5 July 2017. No estimated deadline for data protection laws of the German Federal States ('Bundesländer') and sector-specific data protection laws.
Ireland  12.09.2017  Data Protection Bill to be published in Autumn 2017.
Italy 28.06.2017 n/a
Netherlands 28.06.2017 n/a
Poland 01.08.2017 Consultation expected late 2017.
Spain 27.07.2017 New Data Protection Act should be published by May 2018.
Sweden 17.07.2017 n/a
UK 07.08.2017 Draft legislation to be published September 2017.