CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING THE PROCEDURE FOR THE ACCESS TO PUBLIC INTEREST INFORMATION IN ROMANIA AND BULGARIA

Gabriela Varia

Abstract


By means of this article, we undertake to perform an analysis of the procedure
regarding the citizens’ access to public interest information in Romania and in Bulgaria, thus
attempting to illustrate the common points and the interaction elements occurring between
them, as both states joined the European Union in the same period.

Keywords


access to information of public interest, human rights, democracy

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References


Bălan, E. & all, The Right to a Good Administration and its Impact on Public Administration’s Procedures, comunicare.ro Publishing House, Bucharest, 2010;

Muraru, I., Tănăsescu, E.S., (coord.), The Constitution of Romania commented article by article, C.H. Beck Publishing House, Bucharest, 2008;

Bălan, E., Procedura administrativă, Universitara Publishing House, Bucharest, 2005;

Constantinescu, M. & all, (2004), The Constitution of Romania Reviewed – commentaries and explanations, All Beck Publishing House, Bucharest, 2004;

Recommendation (2002)2 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on access to official documents, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 21 February 2002 at the 784th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies;

Law no. 544/2001 regarding free access to public interest information, published in the Official Gazette no. 663/23 October 2001;

Access to Public Information Act, promulgated in State Gazette No. 55/7 July 2000, with amendments;

Annual Repports on the State of Access to Information published by the Acces to Information Programme Foundation, available at http://www.aipbg.org/en/publications/annualreports/.




Editor-in-Chief

 

Associate Editor-in-Chief

  1. PhD. Professor Cornelia Lefter, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
  2. PhD. Professor Adriana Manolescu, Agora University of Oradea, Romania
 

Scientific Editor

 

Executive editors

  1. PhD. Professor Salvo Ando, University “Kore” Enna, Italy
  2. PhD. Associate Professor Alina Angela Manolescu, Agora University of Oradea, Romania

Associate editors

  1. PhD. Professor Alfio D'Urso, University „MAGNA GRECIA” University of Catanzaro, Italy
  2. Agnieszka Wedeł-Domaradzka, University of Economy in Bydgoszcz, Poland
  3. PhD. Alexandru Cordos, Christian University ”Dimitrie Cantemir”, Romania
  4. PhD.in Law, Assistant Professor José Noronha Rodrigues, Açores University, Portugal
  5. PhD. Professor Luigi Melica, University of Lecce, Italy
  6. PhD. Professor Jozsef SZABADFALVI, University of Debrecen, Hungaria
  7. PhD. Professor Farkas Akos, University of Miskolc,  Hungary
  8. PhD. Szabó Szabó BÉLA, University of Debrecen, Hungary
  9. PhD. Professor Brânduşa Stefanescu, University of Economics, Bucharest, Romania
  10. PhD. Professor Ovidiu Predescu, ″Law Journal″ (assistant chief editor), "Criminal Law Journal″ (assistant chief), Bucharest, Romania
  11. PhD. Professor Ioan-Nuţu Mircea, associated professor ”Babeş-Bolyai“ University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  12. PhD. Professor Alexandru Boroi, Police Academy ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza“, Bucharest, Romania
  13. PhD. Professor Luminita Gabriela Popescu, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania

 

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