Name of law: LAW ON PRINCIPLES OF AND GUARANTEES FOR FREEDOM OF INFORMATION First adopted: 1997 Last modified: n/a RTI Rating last updated: n/a


Areas of Strength: 1. Applies broadly to nearly all public bodies. 2. Exceptions are relatively well-crafted. Areas for Improvement: 1. Vague sanctions for violation of the law. 2. Self-contradictory provisions, for example around the need to provide reasons for requests. 3. No promotional measures.