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Article 5

Article 5 — Recording of data

  1. Only the following data shall be recorded in the central database:
    1. Member State of origin, place and date of the application for asylum;
    2. fingerprint data;
    3. sex;
    4. reference number used by the Member State of origin;
    5. date on which the fingerprints were taken;
    6. date on which the data were transmitted to the Central Unit;
    7. date on which the data were entered in the central database;
    8. details in respect of the recipient(s) of the data transmitted and the date(s) of transmission(s).
  2. After recording the data in the central database, the Central Unit shall destroy the media used for transmitting the data, unless the Member State of origin has requested their return.