On the occasion of the International Right to Know Day – 28th September 2011 - the Foundation Open Society – Macedonia, Transparency Macedonia, Metamorphosis Foundation, Macedonian Young Lawyers’ Association, Youth Educational Forum and Civil – Center for Freedom, launched the website www.spinfo.org.mk.
The present analysis of legislation drafting by means of developing regulatory impact assessments is a result of monitoring activities taken by the Macedonian Young Lawyers Association in the course of 2010 and as part of the project “Right to Know, Right to Participate”, supported by the Foundation Open Society Institute – Macedonia. The monitoring aimed to determine the manner in which legislation is drafted by state authorities, i.e., the manner in which state authorities determine the need for adoption of new or amendments to existing laws.
It took nearly 4 years for the citizen who submitted a request for free access to information to have his request re-considered for response. The information request concerned the following: “How many cases in the course of 2006 and 2007 included use of special investigation measures?"
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