Georgia Decree Mandates More Proactive Disclosure

6 September 2013

The government of Georgia has published a decree concerning online requests for information and proactive disclosure of information.

The decree published July 26 follows through on commitments made in the context of Georgia’s action plan as a member of the Open Government Partnership.

The decree (in English) contains seven sections, defining standards of Public information disclosure, rules of request of electronic request of public information and the List of Information to be Published Proactively. The decree went into force on Sept. 1, 2013.

Agencies are required to create websites and  to establish registries and automatic confirmation systems for electronic requests.

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