Written question – Reporting obligations pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2021/1232 on detected online child sexual abuse – E-003150/2022

Source: European Parliament

Question for written answer  E-003150/2022
to the Commission
Rule 138
Patrick Breyer (Verts/ALE)

Regulation (EU) 2021/1232[1] on a temporary derogation from certain provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC came into force on 2 August 2021.

Pursuant to Article 8 of this regulation, by 3 August 2022, Member States are required to send reports to the Commission with statistical data on the total number of reports of detected online child sexual abuse that have been submitted by providers and organisations acting in the public interest against child sexual abuse to the competent national law enforcement authorities; the number of children identified through actions pursuant to Article 3 of the regulation, differentiated by gender, and the number of perpetrators convicted.

  • 1.Which Member States have submitted reports to the Commission so far?
  • 2.If any Member States have not yet submitted the required reports, what measures has the Commission taken to ensure that Member States will comply with their legal obligation? (If different measures have been taken, please list them individually.)
  • 3.Has the Commission informed the Member States about their obligation to submit reports before the deadline and possibly advised them on preparing these reports? If so, in what way?
  • [1] OJ L 274, 30.7.2021, p. 41.
Last updated: 29 September 2022