Based on Article 7 of Law No. 119/2014 “On the Right to Information” (hereinafter referred to as “LDI”), the Public Authority (hereinafter referred to as “PA”) is required to publish the Transparency Program (hereinafter referred to as “TP”) approved by the Commissioner for the Right to Information and Protection of Personal Data (hereinafter referred to as “the Commissioner”). The PA is obligated to publish information according to its functional activities and review and update the TP whenever there are changes in institutional activities, regulatory framework, or any other element related to proactive transparency.
The TP specifies the categories of mandatory information to be made public. Public information should be complete, accurate, up-to-date, easily consultable, understandable, easily accessible, and consistent with the original documents held by the PA. Furthermore, before publishing information, the PA must assess whether there are any legal limitations on disclosure.
Acts containing rules, norms, or limitations on fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals, with a direct effect on them, are made public through posting or posting on the official website within 48 hours of their approval by the PA.
The TP specifies the categories of mandatory information to be made public, the methods of publication, and the legal provisions from which the obligation to publish arises. In publishing information, the PA must consider the public interest and facilitate easy access to public information.