The BIPT has delivered a positive opinion on the draft Royal Decree amending the Royal Decree of 27 November 2016 on the identification of the end-user of public electronic communications services provided by means of a prepaid card (the “Royal Decree on prepaid cards”).

A first set of amendments is intended to reflect the changes made to Article 127 of the Electronic Communications Act by the Act of 20 July 2022 on the collection and retention of identification data and metadata in the electronic communications sector and the provision of such data to the authorities. A second set of amendments aims to improve and modernise the Royal Decree on prepaid cards.

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