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Press-conference on the Implementation of the Free Access to Information Project

On Friday, 31st of August, 2007, a press-conference on the following topic - One year later: Report on the implementation of the Free Access to Information of Public Character Law will be held by the Foundation Open Society Institute Macedonia, in cooperation with its partners in the Implementation of the Free Access to Information Project. The press-conference will take place at the NGO Infocenter office.

Work Meeting on Free Access to Information

The third work meeting on the “Improvement of the implementation of the Law on free access to information of public character, the Law on safety of classified information and the Law on protection of personal data” was held yesterday, organized by the Foundation Open Society Institute – Macedonia (FOSIM). Good examples as well as the challenges in the implementation process of these three laws were discussed and identified at the meeting.

Disclosure of personal data will be fined up to 5.000 EUR

According to the changes in the Law on protection of personal data that are being drafted by the Ministry of justice, the Directorate for protection of personal data will charge fines up to 5.000 EUR for legal entities and up to 2.000 EUR for natural persons in cases where the law is being offended. PhD Ana Pavlovska – Daneva announced this yesterday during the meeting with the journalists at the Faculty of Law. 

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