Article 127/1, § 5, of the Act of 13 June 2005 on electronic communications provides the following: “The Minister of Telecommunication shall have a circular published in the Belgian Official Gazette, which includes a list of Belgian authorities entitled to obtain from an operator data retained pursuant to Articles 122, 123, 126, 126/1, 126/3 and 127.”

This circular was published in the Belgian Official Gazette of 1 March 2024 and is also available on the BIPT website.

The annex to this circular lists the Belgian authorities which declared that they are lawfully entitled to obtain data retained pursuant to one of the aforementioned articles from an operator.

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