Governmental Decision 878/2005 on public access to environmental information, 2005

Romania Current 2005

Governmental Decision no. 878/2005 on public access to environmental information provides requirements related to public access to certain environmental information, including environmental impact assesment reports and environmental authorisations. The legislation is applied with the provision of Law no. 544/2001 on access to public information. Article 15 (3) of the GD 878/2005 stipulates if an environmental information request is rejected, the public authority involved should provide justification for the reasons of doing so and also provide information concerning access to justice. The Decision enabled the transposition in to national law of the EU Directive 2003/4/EC by the European Parliament and the Council on public access to environmental information. 



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All/none specified

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Certain companies depending on their environmental impact

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