Join Supervisory Authority of Schengen

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The Join Supervisory Authority of Schengen or JSA Schengen has been established on the basis of the Article 115 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement on the gradual abolition of checks at the common borders (Schengen Convention) as a body which is competent for the issues of supervision of technical support function of the Schengen Information System (SIS) which is being mostly used to control the movement of persons on the borders of states which are parties to the Schengen system.

The authority is composed of two representatives of national supervisory authorities of each Member States which are parties to the Schengen Convention responsible for personal data protection. Besides the task of supervising the technical support function of SIS, the JSA Schengen examines any difficulties which may arise during operation of SIS, draws up opinions and harmonise legal practice and interpretation on national level etc.


Secretariat of the Schengen Joint Supervisory Authority
Rue de la Loi 175
Bureau: 0070FL59
B-1048 Brussels

More information you can find on the web site of the JSA Schengen.


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