The Right to Public Information. Selected Interpretation Doubts in the Doctrine and Jurisprudence of Administrative Courts

Dominik J. Kościuk, Justyna Kulikowska-Kulesza

Abstract


The provisions of the Act on Access to Public Information regulate, among others, the subjective and objective scope of the right to public information, reasons for restricting access to information, procedure and form of disclosure, rules for creating and publishing information in the Public Information Bulletin, costs of activities leading to the disclosure of information and the establishment of complaint proceedings in the event of refusal to provide the public information requested. Therefore, it is worth to pay attention to several problems arising from the analysis of statutory provisions and the practical consequences of applying the Act of 6 September 2001 on Access to Public Information. The current, extremely extensive, output of doctrine and jurisprudence allows for a fairly “efficient” summary of the considerations made in both literature and judicial and administrative case law.


Keywords


public information; transformed information; public official

References


LITERATURE

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Act of 16 April 1993 on Combating Unfair Competition (Journal of Laws 2019, item 1010 as amended).

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/sil.2020.29.1.129-143
Data publikacji: 2020-03-29 19:06:39
Data złożenia artykułu: 2019-11-03 12:09:07


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