Pursuant to the Act on the Right of Access to Information, a public authority body may be asked to provide natural persons and legal entities with information held at its disposal or supervised by that pubic authority body.

The Act on the Right of Access to Information (“National Gazette”, No 25/2013. and Amendments and Additions to the Act on the Right of Access to Information 88/2015) enables the right of access to information to domestic and foreign natural persons and legal entities in the same manner and under the same conditions.

The right of access to information  is realised by submitting a request.

The public authority body shall decide on the request for access to information at the latest within 15 days from the date of submitting a valid request.

 

Reuse of information has been laid down by the Act on the Right of Access to Information as the use of public authority information by natural persons or legal entities, for commercial or non-commercial purposes different from the original purpose within the public purpose for which this information was created, and which is realised within the frame of the law or other scope prescribed by the regulations, or business that is generally considered a public affair.

 

The right of reuse of information is realised by submitting a request.

Examples of public sector information include various economic and financial data, judicial data, urban planning and geographic information, statistical information, various registers and databases with a potential of reuse for the purpose of developing new products and services.

With the purpose of reusing information, the public authority body shall make its information available electronically whenever it is possible and appropriate. The public authority body is not obliged to provide for transforming information from one form into another nor to provide for use of part of information and is not obliged to renew (update, upgrade, further create) a piece of information only for the purpose of its reuse.

 

Information officer is an official person in charge of exercising the right of access to information.

Doris Šajn  , information officer of the City of Rijeka
Tel: 051 209 521051 209 525
Fax: 051 209-520
Email:  informacije@rijeka.hr
Address: Korzo 16, 51000 Rijeka
Working hours from Monday to Friday from 8:00 – 16:00

 

Legal framework for access to information
The Act on the right of access to information (Official Gazette, No 25/13)
The Act on amendments and additions to the Act on the right of access to information, Official Gazette, No. 85/15)
The Act on the right of access to information – revised text
The Act on the right of access to information – revised text – in English

Criteria for determining the fee rates of material and information communication costs. 
These criteria lay down the fee rates of actual material costs  payable by the user of the right to information, generated by offering information in accordance with the Act on the right of access to information.
Criteria for determining the fee rates of actual material costs and costs of communicating information (Official Gazette, No. 12/14)
A corrigendum for determining the fee rates of actual material costs and costs of communicating information (Official Gazette, No. 15/14)

Conditions for reuse of information
The conditions for reuse of information are outline in Articles 19, 20 and 21 of the Act on amendments and additions to the Act on the Right of Access to Information (Official Gazette No. 85/15)

Information Commissioner is an independent state body for the protection of the right of access to information that protects, monitors and promotes the right of access to information guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia.